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noun as in peak

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“Step into the Void” is the newest attraction on the uppermost terrace of Aiguille du Midi.

But the cheque was sent from Montanvert before he had even conceived the idea of ascending the Aiguille Blanche.

As exciting an experience as can well be imagined took place on the Aiguille du Midi at Chamonix in 1871.

On the south side countless "aiguilles" pierce the sky, from le Tour on the east to the Aiguille du Goûté on the west.

I spent some time in sketching this spot with its unassuming little buildings, and the Aiguille du Goûté in the back ground.

The last-named was killed, aged 31, in a climbing accident in 1882 on the Aiguille Blanche near Courmayeur.

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On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to aiguille, such as: crest, hill, mountain, pinnacle, roof, and spike.

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