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high noon

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of high noon

  1. 1 a state or time of great activity, thriving, or achievement <the high noon of the whaling industry occurred in the first half of the 19th century> Synonyms blossom, florescence, floruit, flower, flush, heyday, bloom, prime, salad days, springtimeRelated Words autumn, Indian summer; blooming, blossoming, efflorescence, flowering; acme, apex, climax, meridian, peak, pinnacle, summit, zenith; glory, grandeur, splendor; belle epoque (or belle époque), golden age, silver age; comeback, recovery, revivialNear Antonyms decay, decline, downfall; bottom, nadir; shriveling (or shrivelling), wilting, withering

  2. 2 the highest part or point <the exhibition showcased works painted at the high noon of French Impressionism> Synonyms acme, apex, apogee, capstone, climax, crescendo, crest, crown, culmination, head, height, 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

  3. 3 the middle of the day <the dedication ceremony began at high noon with a 21-gun salute> Synonyms noon, lunch time, midday, noonday, noontide, noontimeRelated Words forenoon, morning; afternoon, evening




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