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noun as in top, crest

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Even while he was working at the pinnacle of the financial services world he started non-profits like the Big Shoulders Fund and taught financial literacy.

Humans are not a treasured creation, or even the pinnacle of evolution.

Schitt’s Creek has risen in the ranks as one of the most popular TV shows of the past decade, reaching its pinnacle at this year’s Emmy awards, where the show swept the comedy category.

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Sometimes, a thriving juggernaut doesn’t tail off — rather, a new competitor knocks the champion off its pinnacle, often during conference realignment.

What’s interesting as I’ve talked to some experts that actually feel that this might indeed be the pinnacle of campaign technology and personalized campaigns because public opinion is really shifting on this.

Next, he sermonized on the moral failures that caused other “pinnacle nations” throughout history to fall.

From an athletic point of view, James is the pinnacle of human athleticism and fitness.

For those who are obsessed with the popular reality show, the wedding was a pinnacle moment.

They were two artists at the pinnacle of their careers combining their respective star powers into one nearly blinding supernova.

The arrival of Woodford Reserve in 1996 was arguably the pinnacle of the small batch movement.

But there is a pinnacle of human success and of human opinion, on which human foot was never yet permitted to rest.

The minister's eye kept steady to one point; to raise the country he governed, to the utmost pinnacle of earthly grandeur.

I might as well have laid down and gone to sleep on that pinnacle for all the good my waiting and eye-straining did me.

A fifty-mile breeze lashed us spitefully, tugging at our shirt-sleeves and drowning our voices, while we halted on that pinnacle.

As if to prove that he was a true prophet, the herd split against a rocky pinnacle, and on this we stranded.


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On this page you'll find 48 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pinnacle, such as: apex, culmination, greatest, height, peak, and acme.

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