Once a favorite to replace Clinton at State, he is a contender for Defense Secretary as a capstone to his long legislative career.
His predicted nomination as secretary of Defense will set the capstone on an astonishing career.
I think this was a capstone to the major military project of his term.
Cantor said he sees the election of de Blasio as the capstone of a transformational year for the progressive movement.
But for Carter, this is a capstone to a career spent in the decidedly unsexy corridors of Pentagon power.
The electricity set free the capstone which settled into its place.
From one end of the capstone we have an admirable bit for a picture.
If the Russian campaign had been successful, it would (p. 377) have put the capstone on imperial splendor.
It is for them to put the capstone upon the sublime structure.
To this end he climbed to the top of a marble column, sixty feet high, and there on the capstone he lived a life beyond reproach.