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noun as in tower

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From town, you can cycle 32 miles to the towering spires of Smith Rock State Park, an underrated gem laced with trails for hiking and bolted routes for climbing.

Oregon’s under-the-radar Mill Creek Wilderness packs pointy rock spires, looming ridges, and sparse pines—the result of a wildfire in 2000—across its 17,173 acres.

Serrated ridges, pointed spires, and deep, dramatic valleys are in full view here, and the area’s many hiking trails, from the area’s 67 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail to short-but-scenic excursions like the seven-mile Snow Lake Trail.

Vantages into the inner gorge show clusters of sharp spires hewed from the dark Vishnu rock.

In Edinburgh, church spires and austere towers are “thinking awful Scottish thoughts, or plotting the downfall of reason.”

The New York Times noted that “the largest model of Spire looks a lot like a giant iPhone.”

“I think Spire is just the suffix,” said Pepsi CEO Indra Nooyi.

The Spire rests on the same basic principal as the old-school fountains.

And as The New York Times reported in May, Marcus Theatres, a chain of movie theaters, has been testing the Spire in Wisconsin.

As part of a far-reaching partnership between Pepsi and Buffalo Wild Wings, the chain is rolling out Spire in its outlets.

The bells were clashing merrily from the village spire as the party passed out of the church porch.

In time the summit of the church spire disappeared from view, and for many years thereafter all trace of the hamlet was lost.

It is without tower or spire of considerable height and somewhat disappointing when viewed from the exterior.

Twenty miles more through a beautiful country brought us in sight of the cathedral spire of Norwich.

I wish the good people would knock off the top part of Antwerp Cathedral spire.


On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to spire, such as: steeple, apex, blade, cone, peak, and pinnacle.

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