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1. masterpiece

noun. ['ˈmæstɝˌpiːs'] the most outstanding work of a creative artist or craftsman.

Synonyms

  • chef-d'oeuvre
  • piece of work

Antonyms

  • malfunction
  • inability
  • illiteracy

Etymology

  • master (English)
  • mægester (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • piece (English)
  • pece (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Masterpiece

  • altarpiece
  • centerpiece
  • crosspiece
  • eyepiece
  • greenpeace
  • mouthpiece
  • showpiece
  • timepiece

Example sentences of the word masterpiece


1. Noun, singular or mass
With this masterpiece, the kids are ready to parade in their African mask.

Quotes containing the word masterpiece


1. When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.
- John Ruskin

2. Winners have the ability to step back from the canvas of their lives like an artist gaining perspective. They make their lives a work of art - an individual masterpiece.
- Denis Waitley

3. Art begins with resistance - at the point where resistance is overcome. No human masterpiece has ever been created without great labor.
- Andre Gide

2. masterpiece

noun. ['ˈmæstɝˌpiːs'] an outstanding achievement.

Synonyms

  • achievement

Antonyms

  • idle
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • master (English)
  • mægester (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • piece (English)
  • pece (Middle English (1100-1500))
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