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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of pinnacle.


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  • A less common form is known as the pinnacled berg, and in almost every case this is a tabular berg which has been weathered or has capsized.

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  • The "huge tabular masses" typical of ice islands "tend to have a lot of inertia" compared with conventional, "pinnacled" icebergs.

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  • Jamie Dimon has climbed the pinnacled Everest of self-promotion.

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  • His portraits are dexterous and offer a merciless likeness, his carvings show startling technical accomplishment, his landscapes open up the pinnacled hills of the northern regions, and his femme fatales mark what is considered to be the beginnings of soft pornography.

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  • But in my opinion his career pinnacled when it came to Evans's outfits, particularly a pink gabardine ensemble ($1,000-$1,500) that I wouldn't hesitate to buy for my cowgirl, if I had a cowgirl.

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  • Beyond, lay mountains, low and pinnacled as some city of stone.

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  • Surely we've reached the pinnacled of gaming - what is there left to hope for?

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  • Of the gambling – booths there was a plentiful show, flourishing in all the splendour of carpeted ground, striped hangings, crimson cloth, pinnacled roofs, geranium pots, and livery servants.

    Nicholas Nickleby

  • I felt more poised and pinnacled in the void than when I had stood on the spike of rock, for I had a substantial hold neither for foot nor hand.

    Prester John

  • The road had begun to thrust itself through high-flung, sharply pinnacled masses and rounded outcroppings of rock on which clung patches of the amber moss.

    The Moon Pool


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