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peaks

noun
plural of peak

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1 an elevation of land higher than a hill
  • the nearest peak worth climbing is hundreds of miles away

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2 the highest part or point
  • a pop singer at the peak of her career

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3 the projecting front part of a hat or cap
  • accidentally stepped on the hat and crushed the peak

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peaks

verb
present tense third-person singular of peak

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“Peaks.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/peaks. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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