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Pronunciation : pinnacle

noun : pinnacle

Source:WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) (architecture) a slender upright spire at the top of a buttress of tower ;

  • 2. (

    ) the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development; "his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty"; "the artist's gifts are at their acme"; "at the height of her career"; "the peak of perfection"; "summer was at its peak"; "...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame"; "the summit of his ambition"; "so many highest superlatives achieved by man"; "at the top of his profession" ;

verb : pinnacle

Source:WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) surmount with a pinnacle; "pinnacle a pediment" ;

  • 2. (

    ) raise on or as if on a pinnacle; "He did not want to be pinnacled" ;


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