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Synonyms for highflier

a person of great ability and ambition

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In Division Three, highfliers Cimla maintained their undefeated run as they bagged a winning draw over Pontyberem.
We also provide special training programs for highfliers, such as going abroad for their MBA and then returning to the firm.
But when tech shares and other highfliers dropped significantly, most notably this April, several investors suffered margin calls.
Elsewhere, Ammanford are the new leaders after they dispatched fellow highfliers Carmarthen Wanderers by 21 runs.
Highfliers Merthyr Tydfil remain in the title hunt in Division Three thanks to a five wicket victory over Morriston.
The only game in One North saw highfliers Pwllheli close Nant Conwy's advantage at the summit to three points, as they were 35-17 winners at Dolgellau.
Although banks wrote off pounds 17 billion of bad debt in 2007, some 4.1 million unsecured loans were still handed out last year worth pounds 29.9 billion, and only 21 per cent of borrowers had to give proof of income, says Mike Naylor at uSwitch.com The price comparison service says lower earners are having a binge alongside highfliers: about 15 per cent of people earning pounds 10,000- pounds 14,999 a year managed to borrow between pounds 10,000 and pounds 12,499, even though this sum could be more than 100 per cent of their annual salary.
Highfliers Mold Alex hope to stay on course for the Welsh National League Premier Division "double" when they tackle Chirk AAA in the second leg of the League Cup tomorrow.
In the McDonnell Cup, Fitzsimons and Goldstel hit the goals in Mossley Hill's excellent 2-0 success over highfliers Senator, while Autoglass Villa booked their last four spot with a comprehensive 8-1 win at Old Swan, McKune leading the way with a hat-trick.
The highfliers' three tries came through Lloyd Thomas, Oliver Griffiths and Gareth Harrison.
Underdogs Willenhall battled all the way against Premier Division highfliers Whitby Town in the Challenge Cup but bowed out 2-1.
VAUXHALL go in search of revenge when they take on fellow UniBond Premier Division highfliers Lancaster City in the third round of the FA Umbro Trophy at Rivacre Road today.
Second Division highfliers Formby were held to a 1-1 draw at Nelson.
John Benson's highfliers are the only unbeaten side among all 132 English and Scottish league clubs.