Definition of acme:
meridian, altitude, payoff, bloom, heyday, eyeshade, prime, height, aggrandisement, visor, natural elevation, study atsummit, elevation, teetotum, line of longitude, summit meeting, point, superlative degree, flower, apex, tiptop, flush, extremum, round top, stature, high, efflorescence, vertex, peak, fastigium, big top, top of the inning, raising, summit, superlative, top side, apogee, bill, tallness, aggrandizement, upside, apex of the sun's way, cover, whirligig, pinnacle, solar apex, circus tent, upper side, lift, top, spinning top, blossom, vizor.
- limit (part of speech: noun)
heaven (part of speech: noun)
- land o'goshen,
- perfect (part of speech: adjective)
- perfection (part of speech: noun)
summit (part of speech: noun)
- topmost point,
- highest point,
- uppermost point,
And so thoroughly did he learn the speech and thought of triumphant commercialism, and the ideals of material prosperity, that the picture of a lone black boy poring over a French grammar amid the weeds and dirt of a neglected home soon seemed to him the acme of absurdities.- "The Souls of Black Folk", W. E. B. Du Bois.
The enemies of reform, on the other hand, denied improvement, and advocated steady adherence to the principles, practices, and institutions of our fathers, which they represented as the consummation of wisdom, and acme of excellence, beyond which the human mind could never advance.- "Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson", Thomas Jefferson.
That hot and cold water should run together for one's cleansing without the trouble of fetching them in heavy buckets from a far- away kitchen, had seemed to Arethusa the acme of luxury when she had first glimpsed the new bath- room at Timothy's.- "The Heart of Arethusa", Francis Barton Fox.