feather in one's cap
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An accomplishment a person can be proud of: “The negotiator's success in getting the terrorists to release their hostages was a real feather in her cap.”
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Words nearby feather in one's cap
featheredge, feather geranium, feather grass, featherhead, feathering, feather in one's cap, feather key, feather-legged, featherlight, feather merchant, feather one's nest
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