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heights

noun
plural of height

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1 the highest part or point
  • many regard the painting of the Sistine Chapel as the height of Michelangelo's career

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2 the most extreme or advanced point
  • the student's defiant use of a cell phone during class was regarded by the professor as the height of insolence

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3 an area of high ground
  • Gulliver, standing on a height near the shore, saw an island suspended above the sea

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4 the most intense or characteristic phase of something
  • at the very height of the storm, someone knocked on the door

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“Heights.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/heights. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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