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Word of the Day — February 15, 2013

February 18, 2013 - Scott Viau
tour de force - toor-deh-force - an impressive achievement, accomplished or managed with great skill

Example: "Michael Gordon in the NY Times suggested that the 1991 'Good War' in Iraq that toppled Saddam Hussein was not entirely as great as announced by H.Norman Schwarzkopf, who said, 'We've accomplished our mission...as deemed such a tour de force that it was known as "the mother of all briefings."'"

 
 
 

 

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