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 Meanings and Examples of ACHIEVEMENTS
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Definitions:     Search Merriam-Webster
 n.  feat; accomplishment; award for completing a particular task or meeting an objective
 v.  gain with effort; accomplish; fulfill
 a.  capable of existing or taking place or proving true; possible to do
Classic Sentence: (82 in 6 pages)
1  For he thought that in saving the Capitol, he had himself done as much as Camillus to preserve Rome, and that in respect of his other warlike achievements he was no whit behind him.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VIII.
2  Never did any man by the most splendid achievements gain for himself so great a name for wisdom and prudence as is justly due to Junius Brutus for feigning to be a fool.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER II.
3  The Venetians, if their achievements are considered, will be seen to have acted safely and gloriously so long as they sent to war their own men, when with armed gentlemen and plebians they did valiantly.
The Prince By Nicolo Machiavelli
4  We have seen the magnificent grandeur and the magnificent achievements of one of the great metropolitan cities of the South.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XVII.
5  I am bound to say that in all the accounts which you have been so good as to give of my own small achievements you have habitually underrated your own abilities.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 1. Mr. Sherlock Holmes
6  A collection of my trifling achievements would certainly be incomplete which contained no account of this very singular business.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. The Adventure of The Musgrave Ritual
7  I mentioned the prudent management of our treasury; the valour and achievements of our forces, by sea and land.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER VI.
8  My feelings are profound, but I possessed a coolness of judgment that fitted me for illustrious achievements.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 24
9  Later he began to study his deeds, his failures, and his achievements.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 24
10  His starched collars and got-up shirt-fronts were achievements of character.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Get Context   In I
11  Let our remotest posterity recall your achievements this day with pride.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXVI
12  He felt that he had been drawn back in among people, and from the doctor and the locksmith he expected great and surprising achievements - although he did not really distinguish one from the other.
Metamorphosis By Franz Kafka
Get Context   In I
13  And as he felt the frenzy of her achieving her own orgasmic satisfaction from his hard, erect passivity, he had a curious sense of pride and satisfaction.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 3
14  But the Turkish Knight was denied even the chance of achieving this by the fluttering ribbons which she dared not brush aside.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: 6 The Two Stand Face to Face
15  Conversely, when two consecutive princes are of rare excellence, we commonly find them achieving results which win for them enduring renown.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIX.
Example Sentence: (197 in 14 pages)
16  The government's training policy, he claimed, was achieving its objectives.
17  Describe step by step how you went about achieving your goal.
18  The information at the centre will permit the board to determine exactly how close it is to achieving these change management objectives.
19  Sometimes your dreams of achieving is a kind of happiness, sometimes the dream is also a kind of happiness.
20  Victorian "muscular Christianity" was all about achieving self-control through strict mental and physical discipline.
21  He is the man who took a rag-tag bunch of political misfits to the brink of achieving their dream of an independent Scotland.
22  That meeting achieved absolutely nothing - it was a complete waste of time.
23  The idea of flight had been kicking around for centuries before man actually achieved it.
24  Most people agree that her acting career achieved its apotheosis in this film.
25  Wilson has achieved considerable success as an artist.
26  Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
27  The profundity of this book is achieved with breathtaking lightness.
28  The firm soon achieved complete dominance in the marketplace.
29  They achieved some victories despite these setbacks.
30  Our future development will be achieved by organic growth rather than acquisitions of other companies.