Day-64 (Acme)

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Word:
Acme

Status:
Noun

Meaning:
The highest point of something, or expressing the perfection of something by its place or height.

Sentences:
1) His fame was at its acme.
2) The acme of their basketball season was their own hard-won victory over last year's state champs.

Origin:
Greek akmē point, which means 'highest point'.

First use:
1620

Synonyms:
height, appex, apogee, capestone, crescendo, crest, crown

Antonyms:
bottom, nadir, rock bottom

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