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Another word for pinnacle

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Noun
  1. The highest point or state

      1. The period of maximum severity or intensity of a disease or fever.
      2. The most severe point in the course of an illness
      3. The highest point in the roof of the fourth ventricle of the brain
      1. (Informal) Something coming as a climax or culmination to a series of events, esp. when unexpected or improbable
      2. The benefit gained as the result of a previous action.
      3. The act, event, or time of payment
      1. The point of culmination; the peak:
      2. The highest point above the observer's horizon attained by a celestial body.
      3. The highest point; peak
      1. The uppermost part, point, surface, or end:
      2. The highest degree, pitch, or point; the peak, acme, or zenith:
      3. The highest position or rank:
      1. The highest level of officials; specif., in connection with diplomatic negotiations, the level restricted to heads of government
      2. The highest point, part, or elevation; top or apex
      3. The highest level or degree that can be attained.
      1. The highest or utmost point of anything; height; maximum
      2. A tapering, projecting point; a pointed extremity:
      3. A widow's peak.
      1. (Geog.) A of the earth passing through the geographical poles and any given point on the earth's surface
      2. (Archaic) The highest apparent point reached by a celestial body in its course
      3. The highest point or stage of development; peak:
      1. Elevation or distance above a given level, as above the surface of the earth or sea; altitude
      2. The condition or attribute of being relatively or sufficiently high or tall:
      3. The point of highest intensity; the climax:
      1. Attainment or arrival at the highest pitch of glory, power, etc.
      2. (Astronomy) The attainment of the highest point of altitude reached by a heavenly body; passage across the meridian; transit.
      3. A culminating; reaching of the highest or lowest altitude or point
      1. The point at or just below the surface of the ground where the stem and the root join, esp. in perennial herbs
      2. The persistent, mostly underground base of a perennial herb.
      3. The summit or highest point, as of a mountain or arch
      1. The highest or culminating point; the peak:
      2. The top of anything, or the line or surface along the top; summit; ridge
      3. The top, as of a hill or wave.
      1. The turning point in a plot or dramatic action.
      2. (Ecol.) A final, self-perpetuating community of plants and animals that develops in a particular climate, soil, etc.: it will persist as long as the same conditions prevail
      3. The final, culminating element or event in a series; highest point, as of interest or excitement
      1. The point farthest from the earth in the orbit of the moon or of a man-made satellite
      2. The analogous point in an orbit around a celestial body other than Earth. Not in technical use.
      3. The farthest or highest point; the apex:
      1. The highest point of interest, excitement, etc.; climax
      2. The highest level or degree that is attained.
      3. The highest point; the vertex:
      1. (Fiction) A generic large company or corporation.
      2. The highest point, as of achievement or development:
      3. The highest point; point of culmination; peak
    See also:

    high

Another word for pinnacle

Noun
  1. A tower

      1. A church tower with a spire; also, the spire
      2. A tower rising above the roof of a building, especially as a church or temple, and usually surmounted by a spire.
      3. A spire.
      1. A spiral. [from 17th c.]
      2. The top part of a pointed, tapering object or structure, as a mountain peak
      3. Anything that tapers to a point, as a pointed structure capping a tower or steeple
      1. A bell tower, esp. one that is part of a building, placed at the top
      2. The part of a tower or steeple that holds the bell or bells
      3. A movable tower used in ancient warfare for attacking walled positions
    See also:

    tower

  2. An apex

      1. The highest point, part, or elevation; top or apex
      2. The highest level or degree that can be attained.
      3. A conference at the summit
      1. The ridge on a roof.
      2. The top of anything, or the line or surface along the top; summit; ridge
      3. The highest or culminating point; the peak:
      1. The highest point above the observer's horizon attained by a celestial body.
      2. The point of culmination; the peak:
      3. The highest point; peak