Master work

the most important work accomplished by a skilled person, as in architecture, literature, etc.; also, a work which shows the skill of a master; a masterpiece.
- Tatler.

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Considered the rifle expert's gunwriter, his master work, "The Accurate Rifle" (1973), remains a classic.
Afsar Naqvi's vision and aesthetics was indelibly etched into his own creative expression and his drive to achieve the same level of perfection in his master work.
Participating in the event for the fifth time, Fayroz said that he learnt ways to master work, manage time, along with expertise gained by the leaders of the forum.
Deloitte LLP, which had agreed to acquire substantially all of the assets of BearingPoint's North American Public Services business out of bankruptcy, designated NIC as the acquirer from BearingPoint Inc of the remainder of the current TexasOnline portal management contract and projects which operate under a related Master Work Order.
They are painted with such tenderness The master work of art, Another wonder of this world, They cheer up all our hearts.
While certainly informed by this shared life experience, the book stands on its own as the master work of a gardener who has been learning and recording her lessons as she goes.
Not only does the manuscript contain a faulty version of Chaucer's master work, but someone has written in it.
His master work The Cabinet Maker and Upholsterer's Drawing-Book began coming out in fort-nightly parts in 1791.
Last week Patricia Routledge and Roy Hudd were excellent in The Solid Gold Cadillac while this week you have what is virtually a master class in the arts of the theatre with Warren Mitchell, Larry Lamb, Nancy Crane and Brian Protheroe holding a crowded theatre enthral with Arthur Miller's master work The Price.
Research shows that experts in any creative field take about 10 years of practice before they produce a master work.
They were on even more commanding form, for another master work by Sibelius, the tone poem Tapiola.
Accompanied by a 25-piece orchestra, the Master Chorale will perform Handel's master work at 8 p.