This was the climax of the prelate's favour, the apogee of his power.
An irregularity in the motion of a planet by which it deviates from the aphelion or apogee.
The apogee of the sun is synonymous with the aphelion of the earth.
The second measures the distance of the sun from its apogee.
The acquisition of this soul marks the apogee of the greatness of a people.