ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Noun

accomplishments

plural of accomplishment

Source: Wiktionary


ACCOMPLISHMENT

Ac*com"plish*ment, n. Etym: [F. accomplissement, fr. accomplir.]

1. The act of accomplishing; entire performance; completion; fulfillment; as, the accomplishment of an enterprise, of a prophecy, etc.

2. That which completes, perfects, or equips thoroughly; acquirement; attainment; that which constitutes excellence of mind, or elegance of manners, acquired by education or training. "My new accomplishment of dancing." Churchill. "Accomplishments befitting a station." Thackeray. Accomplishments have taken virtue's place, And wisdom falls before exterior grace. Cowper.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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MATRIARCHIC

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