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1. grail

noun. ['ˈgreɪl'] the object of any prolonged endeavor.

Synonyms

  • objective
  • object
  • target

Etymology

  • graal (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • gradalis (Latin)
  • grael (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Grail

  • quesnell
  • deverell
  • cartmell
  • withnail
  • travail
  • tramell
  • sumrell
  • prevail
  • portell
  • parcell
  • mortell
  • mcphail
  • marcell
  • macphail
  • exhale
  • carvell
  • cardell
  • bartell
  • averell
  • avenell
  • abimael
  • verrell
  • unveil
  • today'll
  • tirrell
  • surveil
  • savell
  • revell
  • rafale
  • radell

Sentences with grail


1. Noun, singular or mass
The lost city of Atlantis is a holy grail of archaeologists and mythmakers.

Quotes about grail


1. These books can't possibly compete with centuries of established history, especially when that history is endorsed by the ultimate bestseller of all time."Faukman's eyes went wide. "Don't tell me Harry Potter is actually about the Holy Grail.""I was referring to the Bible."Faukman cringed. "I knew that.
- Dan Brown, The Da Vinci Code

2. When today fails to offer the justification for hope, tomorrow becomes the only grail worth pursuing.
- Christopher Bigsby

3. Transubstantiation [10w] Transubstantiate digression into confessionand drink from poetry's Holy Grail.
- Beryl Dov

2. grail

noun. ['ˈgreɪl'] (legend) chalice used by Christ at the Last Supper.

Synonyms

  • Holy Grail

Antonyms

  • unreal
  • abstract

Etymology

  • graal (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • gradalis (Latin)
  • grael (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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