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masterpiece

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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masterpiecemas‧ter‧piece /ˈmɑːstəpiːs $ ˈmæstər-/ ●●○ noun [countable]  1 Aa work of art, a piece of writing or music etc that is of very high quality or that is the best that a particular artist, writer etc has produced syn masterwork Mary Shelley was just 18 when she wrote the horror masterpiece ‘Frankenstein’.2 a very good example of somethingmasterpiece of The shark is a masterpiece of evolution.
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masterpieceSince then Stravinsky's work has been hailed as a masterpiece.In its own way, it too is a masterpiece of coherent legislation.As a result, it's a masterpiece.Jones' performance was a masterpiece.Thirteen people helped Michelangelo create his masterpiece on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.one of the great Italian masterpiecesThe Davis-Evans recording of 'Porgy and Bess' has been rightly called a jazz masterpiece.Many people regard this painting as Raphael's masterpiece.Adam Smith's masterpiece 'The Wealth of Nations' was written in the 18th century.Channel 6 is showing Orson Welles's masterpiece "Citizen Kane."
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