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Definition of pinnacle:

  1. An architectural member, upright, and generally ending in a small spire, -- used to finish a buttress, to constitute a part in a proportion, as where pinnacles flank a gable or spire, and the like. Pinnacles may be considered primarily as added weight, where it is necessary to resist the thrust of an arch, etc.
  2. Anything resembling a pinnacle; a lofty peak; a pointed summit.
  3. To build or furnish with a pinnacle or pinnacles.

Synonyms:

visor, superlative degree, efflorescence, height, payoff, aggrandizement, extremum, high tide, top side, whirligig, gravel, crag, summit, acme, flint, brink, belfry, big top, someone's day in the sun, upside, elevation, natural elevation, flowering, tallness, pebble, tiptop, glory days, vertex, round top, top of the inning, apogee, meteorite, brae, shingle, raising, summit meeting, scree, altitude, aggrandisement, meridian, flush, escarpment, boulder, steeple, lift, flower, breakthrough, prime, cairn, vizor, tower, bloom, top, spinning top, comeback, eyeshade, point, teetotum, superlative, cover, high, the brow, stature, bill, blossom, fastigium, spar, rock, peak, golden age, circus tent, divide, heyday, upper side, line of longitude.

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