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Something that happened just then capped the climax of Maurice's misery.

The sky was overcast, and the heads of the mountains were capped with mist.

At that time, however, the range was capped with rolling mists of the morning.

The hills are capped with snow, although the season is so forward.

Then it stopped, and a capped and goggled head was thrust out of the tonneau.

What they had hitherto done was bad enough, but this capped the climax of outrages.

The sea was rolled into mountains, capped with foaming fire.

Its proportions are various, and so are the methods in which it is capped and decorated.

The angular towers are capped by turrets like those of the old palace at Greenwich.

Also they should be capped, welted, split or serrated, and waterproofed.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1400, "to put a cap on," from cap (n.). Meaning "cover as with s cap" is from c.1600. Figurative sense of "go one better" is from 1580s. Related: Capped; capping.

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