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magnum opus

The Mona Lisa is Leonardo Da Vinci’s magnum opus.
  a great work of art or literature — especially one considered to be the creator’s best or most important
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magnum opus opus magnum
Strongly Associated with:   opus
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  • The Mona Lisa is Leonardo Da Vinci’s magnum opus.
  • She was the Others’ masterwork, their magnum opus, humanity’s past and its future, what they had done and what they promised to do, and I cried.
    Rick Yancey  --  The Infinite Sea
  • Toward the end of 1938, in the full flood of his passion, he began working on his magnum opus, the aforementioned pamphlet, in which for the first time he broached the idea—very cautiously, backing and filling with a circumspection bordering on the ambiguous—of "total abolishment."
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • His magnum opus became legend.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken

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  • The point is, she is your magnum opus.
    T. H. White  --  The Once and Future King
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Associated words [difficulty]:   magnum opus [9] , opus [5]
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