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noun as in pinnacle of achievement or physical object

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Chess may seem like the acme of human thought, but it’s not.

The team behind Indochine and Acme is also opening Tijuana Picnic in the LES sometime this month.

He is the acme of political correctness (notwithstanding the odd drone directed at “AfPak”).

I did comedy sketches of her at ACME, but she was known as ‘The Other Mrs. Gabor’ then.

But Sanjay seems today like an adumbration, rather than the acme, of authoritarian possibilities in India.

ACME has a mousetrap division that is not performing very well.

Dr. Coleridge "considered it to be a contagious nervous disease, the acme or intensest form of which is catalepsy."

There is in art an acme of perfection, as there10 is in Nature one of goodness and completeness.

For, there lay the acme of his cleverness; in the extraction of money from the unlucky people who came to demand it.

Ball had been to school before, and of this school he often bragged as the acme of desirability and wickedness.

But the point, the acme of my distresses, consisted in the awful uncertainty of our final fate.


On this page you'll find 42 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to acme, such as: apogee, capstone, climax, culmination, height, and meridian.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.