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Definition of Pinnacle

Pinnacle

  1. An architectural member, upright, and generally ending in a small spire, -- used to finish a buttress, to constitute a part in a proportion, as where pinnacles flank a gable or spire, and the like. Pinnacles may be considered primarily as added weight, where it is necessary to resist the thrust of an arch, etc.
  2. Anything resembling a pinnacle; a lofty peak; a pointed summit.
  3. To build or furnish with a pinnacle or pinnacles.

Pinnacle Quotations

The pinnacle of the fulfillment I can ever experience for my spirit and soul is to hear from the Lord, when I see Him face to face, 'Well done my good and faithful servant.'
Nick Vujicic

I have long believed that sacrifice is the pinnacle of patriotism.
Bob Riley

You have reached the pinnacle of success as soon as you become uninterested in money, compliments, or publicity.
Thomas Wolfe

Are we the only members of the Galaxy that can actually understand what a galaxy is? Could Homo sapiens really be the pinnacle of Creation - the cleverest critters in the cosmos? If we learn the answer is 'no,' that would affect our philosophies forever.
Seth Shostak

When one deals with stars, he is dealing with intelligent people. If they weren't intelligent, they wouldn't have arrived at the star pinnacle.
George Cukor
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Pinnacle Translations

pinnacle in German is Gipfel, Zinne, Spitze
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