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Princeton's WordNet

  1. discovery, breakthrough, findnoun

    a productive insight

    uncovering, find, discovery

  2. breakthroughnoun

    making an important discovery

    find, discovery

  3. breakthroughnoun

    a penetration of a barrier such as an enemy's defense

    find, discovery

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  1. Richard Gowan:

    It looks like Russia may table new peace proposals for Syria, but the chances of a breakthrough are low, putin will use his first visit to the U.N. in a decade to defend his support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad forcefully, but Western and Arab governments will respond equally toughly.

  2. Jared Kushner:

    They were very gracious to allow us to fly over their airspace, which theyve never done before, for an Israeli commercial plane. And so this, again, is another historic breakthrough.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    As we walked silently on that sandy beach, I began to realize that there was a unique story embedded in each and every grain of sand. Those were the stories of happiness and glory, blended and intertwined with equally compelling stories of broken dreams and searing sorrow. I felt that each grain was representing and presenting the story of Mother Earth, the tales of long forgotten civilizations and majestic empires, mind-boggling evolutions and revolutions, breakthrough inventions and innovations, godly acts by holy saints and horrifying genocides by evil dictators - all that once happened and then got wiped out over time, from the surface of our planet, by the omnipotent ebbs and flows of Time almighty......leaving behind those billions and trillons of tiny sand grains with counteless stories of Mother Earth.

  4. Manash Goswami:

    Heading into the week people were talking about 'Grexit', and in the last 24 to 48 hours, it feels like a breakthrough, i'm not sure if it's a relief rally, if we're coming off oversold levels, or if it's just people saying it looks like something is going to get done in Europe.

  5. Warren West:

    The market, after a breakthrough, has to get its footing and it looks like that's what we're trying to accomplish.

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