What is another word for tour de force?

Pronunciation: [tˈʊ͡ə də fˈɔːs] (IPA)

Tour de force is a term that is commonly used to describe an impressive accomplishment or achievement that is truly remarkable in its scope and complexity. However, if you are looking for other ways to convey the same meaning, there are plenty of synonyms you can use instead. Some of the most popular alternatives for tour de force include masterwork, triumph, feat, achievement, magnum opus, masterpiece, coup, and sterling accomplishment. Each of these words carries its own unique connotations and shades of meaning, but all can be used to highlight exceptional talent, skill, and creativity. So whether you're talking about art, music, literature, or any other field, these synonyms for tour de force can help you express your admiration for those who have achieved something truly extraordinary.

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Famous quotes with Tour de force

  • What five books would I like to be remembered for? Well... Tau Zero, I like that one especially. It was somewhat of a tour de force, and I think it got across what I was trying for.
    Poul Anderson
  • is a triumph and a tour de force. Lynn Seldon has written one of the best books about a military college ever written. With the publication of , he joins the distinguished ranks of our military academy graduates who have written about the life changing, fire tested tribe. It reminded me of James Webb's about the Naval Academy and Lucian Truscott's about West Point. But Mr. Seldon makes Virginia Military Institute a great test of the human spirit and one of the best places on earth to earn a college degree.
    Pat Conroy
  • What Elizabethan playwrights learned from the Greek classics was not theories of insanity, but dramatic practice — that is, madness is a dandy theatrical element. It focuses the audience's attention and increases suspense, since you never know what a mad person may get up to next; and Shakespeare himself makes use of it in many forms. In King Lear, there's a scene in which one man pretending to be mad, another who has really gone mad, and a third who has probably always been a little addled, are brought together for purposes of comparison, irony, pathos, and tour de force acting. In Hamlet, there are two variations — Hamlet himself, who assumes madness, and Ophelia, who really does go winsomely bonkers. In MacBeth, it's Lady MacBeth who snaps.
    Margaret Atwood
  • A tour de force into the ineffable.
    René Char

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