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pinnacle (noun) the top rock portion of a mountain; the highest point of something.

The pinnacle of a mountain is the top rock portion of it. It is the highest point of the mountain. The pinnacle is the peak of the mountain. The pinnacle of an activity or an achievement is the highest or the most successful point of it. The pinnacle of movie starís career is the most successful point in their career. Climbing a pinnacle which no one else has climbed so far is the pinnacle of mountaineerís career.

  • Elizabeth Taylorís film career touched its pinnacle in the movie Cleopatra. Never before and never after has she performed so impressively and effectively.
  • Every mountaineer regards climbing up Mt Everest as the pinnacle of their career, as it is the highest peak in the world, and the first to get the credit for it are Tensing Norkay and Edmund Hillary.
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