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noun as in top of something

noun as in maximum, zenith

verb as in reach highest point

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While many of these novice investors did make large sums of money — at its peak, the stock hit almost 30 times its value from the start of January — many lost out as well.

Precipitation should end by mid-morning on Thursday, but it will stay cold, with temperatures peaking in the low-to-mid 30s.

The state’s number of daily vaccinations has dipped slightly this week compared with the last week of January, when it hit a peak of nearly 30,000 vaccinations in one day.

Hustler, whose circulation peaked above 2 million in the late 1970s, thumbed its nose at sleeker skin publications such as Playboy and Penthouse.

After peaking above 1,000 in 2016 and 2017, thefts dipped to just 300 in 2018, but rose again to 542 in 2019.

That was the extent of it during the peak of the flames, and the numbers that swooshed around in the press the next day.

At its peak, his business made as much as $30,000 a year—provided he worked the entire month of December.

At his year-end, pre-Hawaii press conference, we caught a rare glimpse of peak Obama.

The series came to life just as the era of “hatewatching” was at its peak.

Following a peak of 153 new cases a week in August, Lofa was down to just four new cases for the week ending Nov. 1.

Three days later he was in Switzerland, and a few days later again he was on the summit of a minor but still difficult peak.

The Hope lay safely moored, with her ensign at the peak, and flying the distinguished flag of the firm.

We passed a heap of black ashes, which anywhere but at the base of the peak would be called a respectable mountain.

The Peak District in Derbyshire we omitted for the same reason—a previous visit.

The ice is procured from a large cavern near the cone of the peak; it is almost full of the finest ice all the year round.


On this page you'll find 101 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to peak, such as: crest, hill, mountain, pinnacle, roof, and spike.

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