II. WORDS RELATING TO SPACE

II. DIMENSIONS

2. LINEAR DIMENSIONS

Summit.

[Antonyms: base.]

[Nouns] summit, summity; top, vertex, apex, zenith, pinnacle, acme, culmination, meridian, utmost height, ne plus ultra, height, pitch, maximum, climax, culminating point, crowning point, turning point; turn of the tide, fountain head; watershed, water parting; sky, pole.

tip, tip top; crest, crow's nest, cap, truck, peak, nib; end [more]; crown, brow; head, nob, noddle, pate; capsheaf.

high places, heights.

topgallant mast, skyscraper; quarter deck, hurricane deck.

architrave, frieze, cornice, coping stone, zoophorus, capital, epistyle, sconce, pediment, entablature; tympanum; ceiling (covering) [more].

attic, loft, garret, house top, upper story.

[Verbs] culminate, crown, top; overtop (be superior to) [more].

[Adjectives] highest (high [more]); top; top most, upper most; tiptop; culminating; meridian, meridional; capital, head, polar, supreme, supernal, topgallant.

[Adverbs] atop, at the top of the tree.

[Phrases] en flute; fleur deau.

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