barnburner


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someone who burns down a barn

an impressively successful event

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Groomed up, Plummet was a barnburner, providing for long, sweeping GS turns and dramatic views.
There's no clunky turntable to mock in this reverential revival of the barnburner musical that Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg shrewdly fashioned from the classic Victor Hugo novel, which ran for 16 years on Broadway.
The Hollywood Reporter called it "a real barnburner of a bar-mitzvah," which I think they meant as a good thing.
If Francis does go to the Philippines, the trip could be a barnburner.
This weekend Ormskirk begin a fascinating sequence of five home matches which include a ECB Club Championship tie against Garstang on Sunday, an opening day Premier League barnburner against Lytham a week tomorrow and a Lancashire Cup game against Northern League outfit Netherfield on Bank Holiday Monday.
Curtis Lemay's re-engineering of the bombing campaign over Japan is one of the best examples of this, where alterations in methods turned a lackadaisical campaign into a barnburner.
But those who claim that Obama was incapable of writing his two books overlook that he never had a speechwriter before he became famous, he wrote every sentence of the 2004 convention barnburner that launched his fame, and his early article on organizing bore the marks of his later thought and style.
The contest turned out to be a barnburner that came down to the last shot, which gave Wcity's team the win.
Perhaps the most important component of the new party was New York's Barnburner faction, long estranged from the more conservative and spoils-minded Democratic faction, the Hunkers, and smarting from not having been recognized as the official New York delegation at the Democratic convention.
In Baker's Dozen she moves with silken cool, and she's locomotion-in-sneakers in Tharp's barnburner, In the Upper Room.
AoWhen you construct a mixed tape, the first song you come out with has to be a barnburner,Ao he said.
So, they're aware they could walk into a barnburner on Sunday and not escape.
The year of her marriage--1905--Elizabeth spoke at the United Daughters of the Confederacy Convention, delivering a barnburner.