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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.
But when tech shares and other highfliers dropped significantly, most notably this April, several investors suffered margin calls.
The double-digit gain by the Thousand Oaks-based parent of real estate Web sites may sound impressive, but not in relation to investor expectations of previous Internet highfliers with blue-blood backers.
Elsewhere, Ammanford are the new leaders after they dispatched fellow highfliers Carmarthen Wanderers by 21 runs.
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.
Sphinx beat the North West Counties division one highfliers 3-1 at Siddeley Avenue to earn the accolade and Sphinx manager Paul Charnley will be presented with a plaque before their fifth round tie at Stanway Rovers next Saturday.
Bids start at EUR1,000 for the one-way flight from Singapore to Sydney on October 25 but highfliers in the suite - a class beyond First - get much more including an all expenses paid trip to Toulouse for the handover of the plane; VIP treatment at receptions; hotel stays in Singapore and Sydney; limo transfers and premium goodie bags.
John Benson's highfliers are the only unbeaten side among all 132 English and Scottish league clubs.
But this week, a bit of the air leaked out of what many Wall Street pros call the Internet bubble, with some highfliers, like Amazon.
In our second annual ranking of tech's highfliers, a company most people have never heard of grabbed the No.
Four South East highfliers Old Illtydians ran in eight tries as they dispatched Penygraig 55-8 with Tom Wheeler crossing twice for the Illtydians.
WOULD-BE diplomatic highfliers will first have to turn their hand to the routine work of rescuing tourists who have lost their passports before aspiring to the ranks of the ambassadorial elite.
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.
The Internet highfliers are looking very much like the speculative biotech sector of the early 90s, and as they experience their inevitable shakeout, many investors will return to what is now a far more mature biotech sector, since it offers growth potential unavailable elsewhere," said Dr.