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peak

peak

 
 
pronunciation:
pik
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the top part of a mountain that rises to a point, or such a mountain itself.
The mountain peaks were covered with snow.
synonyms:
crest, summit
similar words:
apex, height, mountain, vertex
definition 2: the front part of a cap that sticks out.
He wrote his name on the peak of his cap.
synonyms:
visor
similar words:
brim, flap
definition 3: the highest point or degree.
The price of houses reached a new peak this month.
synonyms:
climax, crest, zenith
similar words:
best, flower, height, maximum, meridian, pitch, prime, top
derivation: peaklike (adj.)
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