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zenith

ze·nith

zenith

 
 
pronunciation:
zi nihth
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the point in the sky that is directly over the head of the person looking at it.
definition 2: the highest point; peak.
Her fourth book showed her writing skills at their zenith.
synonyms:
apex, climax, meridian, peak, vertex
similar words:
best, crown, height, maximum, perfection, pitch, prime, summit, top
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Zenith comes from an Arabic word that means "the way over the head."
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