English noun: pinnacle
|1.||pinnacle (artifact) (architecture) a slender upright spire at the top of a buttress of tower|
|Broader (hypernym)||spire, steeple|
|2.||pinnacle (state) the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development|
|Samples||His landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty.|
The artist's gifts are at their acme.
At the height of her career.
The peak of perfection.
Summer was at its peak.
...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame.
The summit of his ambition.
So many highest superlatives achieved by man.
At the top of his profession.
|Synonyms||acme, elevation, height, meridian, peak, summit, superlative, tiptop, top|
|Broader (hypernym)||degree, level, point, stage|
|3.||pinnacle (location) a lofty peak|
|Broader (hypernym)||crest, crown, peak, summit, tip, top|
English verb: pinnacle
|1.||pinnacle (stative) surmount with a pinnacle|
|Samples||Pinnacle a pediment.|
|Pattern of use||Something ----s something|
|2.||pinnacle (motion) raise on or as if on a pinnacle|
|Samples||He did not want to be pinnacled.|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something|
|Broader (hypernym)||bring up, elevate, get up, lift, raise|