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apex

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  1. 1 the highest part or point she reached the apex of fame, only to find it wasn't what she expected Synonyms acme, height, apogee, capstone, climax, crescendo, crest, 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 last and usually sharp or tapering part of something long and narrow the apex of the spear Synonyms point, cusp, end, nib, nose, pike, tipRelated Words pinpoint; prong, tine; barb, jag, prickle, snag, spike, sticker

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