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pinnacle

noun acme, apex, apogee, cap, ceiling, consummation, crest, crown, crowning point, extremity, head, height, highest degree, highest point, meridian, peak, point, summit, tip, top, upper exxremity, utmost extent, utmost height, zenith
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The next, from the farther side of the rocky pinnacle before us a swarthy face, the face of Gomez the half-breed, was slowly protruded.
The half-breed was descending on the farther side of the pinnacle; but before he could reach the ground Lord John had run along the edge of the plateau and gained a point from which he could see his man.
By no possible means could we get back to the pinnacle. We had been natives of the world; now we were natives of the plateau.
Presently his honest black face topped the rocks and his Herculean figure emerged upon the top of the pinnacle.
But his warning would have come too late; the massive pinnacle already tottered, and De Bracy, who still heaved at his task, would have accomplished it, had not the voice of the Templar sounded close in his ears:
Mont Blanc is nearly sixteen thousand feet high; he hid the moon utterly; near him is a peak which is 12,216 feet high; the moon slid along behind the pinnacles, and when she approached that one I watched her with intense interest, for my reputation as a scientist must stand or fall by its decision.
Neither plant nor bird, excepting a few condors wheeling around the higher pinnacles, distracted my attention from the inanimate mass.
These frozen masses, during the process of thawing, had in some parts been converted into pinnacles or columns, [4] which, as they were high and close together, made it difficult for the cargo mules to pass.
Pinnacle Bank (OTCQB: PBNK) headquartered in Gilroy, CA has announced that Tiffany Chung has joined the bank as Senior Vice President, Senior Relationship Manager, the company said.
Lombard-based Pinnacle Dermatology will team up with Rush University Medical Center to collaborate on dermatology care across the Chicago area, the two organizations announced Tuesday.
The Pinnacle Companies is proud to announce their recognition as the 2018 Summit Chamber Kaiser Permanente Large Business of the Year, awarded on Thursday, April 4, 2019.
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