at the height of


: at the most advanced or extreme point of (something)
He was at the height of his fame when he died.

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Recent Examples on the Web Bush met Erwin at the height of the pandemic in Las Vegas, when Encore was faced with a near-death experience in the wake of shutdowns that badly bruised the live events industry. John Kell, Fortune, 16 Nov. 2023 Then, last March, Brown used an episode of his podcast, The Danny Brown Show, to complain that Warp Records was stalling the release of Quaranta, an album mostly written at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2021. Mosi Reeves, Rolling Stone, 15 Nov. 2023 West Bank militancy surges as Israel steps up raids and arrests Jenin’s reputation as a bastion of Palestinian militancy was sealed in 2002, at the height of the second intifada, when the camp was the scene of one of the conflict’s bloodiest battles. Susannah George, Washington Post, 13 Nov. 2023 Just keep in mind the mountains tend to get crowded at the height of ski season. Lindsay Cohn, Travel + Leisure, 13 Nov. 2023 The 54-year-old multi-hyphenate joined the daytime show to discuss his new documentary, Maxine's Baby: The Tyler Perry Story, and shared how the upcoming film highlights his relationship with his mother, who died in 2009 at the height of his success. Charna Flam, Peoplemag, 8 Nov. 2023 Considering its November 2020 release, Freaky performed admirably, tripling its $6 million budget at the height of the pandemic. Brian Davids, The Hollywood Reporter, 7 Nov. 2023 In August, at the height of the summer vacation season, armed men set fire to at least a dozen cars in Acapulco, blocking roads and causing chaos. Samantha Schmidt, Washington Post, 4 Nov. 2023 Immigration has also rebounded after falling at the height of the pandemic. Paul Wiseman, Fortune, 3 Nov. 2023 See More

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“At the height of.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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