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crest

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of crest

  1. 1 the highest part or point <at that point the filmmaker was at the crest of his critical acclaim, which included winning an Oscar> Synonyms acme, apex, apogee, capstone, climax, crescendo, height, crown, culmination, head, high noon, high tide, high-water mark, meridian, ne plus ultra, noon, noontime, peak, pinnacle, sum, summit, tip-top, top, zenithRelated Words bloom, blossom, flood tide, flower, glory, heyday, prime; cap, ceiling, roof; extreme, extremity, tip, vertex; high, highlight, highspotNear Antonyms abyss, base, foot; minimumAntonyms bottom, nadir, rock bottom

  2. 2 the line formed when two sloping surfaces come together along their topmost edge <the hiking party reached the crest of the mountain just as it began to thunder> Synonyms ridgeRelated Words divide; backbone, ridgepole, spine; eminence, peak, prominence, promontory, rise




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