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pinnacle
(n)
PIN-ǝ-cǝl
Meaning

peak; mountaintop (almost always in a figurative sense)

1st Sample Sentence

When my father was young, a government job represented the pinnacle of success for a man of his background.

Root

pinnaculum (peak, pinnacle, gable) (Latin)

Synonyms

epitome, pinnacle, zenith

Antonyms

nadir

Mnemonics

pin (PINE TREE)+NACLE. SOUNDS LIKE UNCLE. so your uncle wants to CLIMB the PEAK OR HIGHEST POINT OF PINE TREE.

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