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  • n. Plural form of pinnacle.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of pinnacle.


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  • Locals call the pinnacles "Peri Bacalar" - Fairy Chimneys.

    China Post Online - Taiwan , News , Taiwan newspaper

  • As well as caves, razor-edged "pinnacles" are a feature of the mountains, particularly on the north-east side of Gunung Api.

    Gunung Mulu National Park, Malaysia

  • It was evidently of Arctic origin, for it was much larger than any of the many "pinnacles" in sight.

    Adrift in the Ice-Fields

  • They appear, especially at a distance, very striking and handsome, as they are either artistically sculptured or richly covered with projecting ornaments, such as pinnacles, small columns, pyramids, leaves, niches, etc.

    A Woman's Journey Round the World

  • The term "pinnacles" refers to the eroded remnants of an ancient volcano which are the park's major landform. front

  • Deepwater reefs and pinnacles are much more slow-growing and can take several million years to form.

    Gulf Corals In Oil Spill Zone Appear Healthy

  • And after a strange encounter with one of his father's former clients, Kyle enters into a search for answers that leads from his father's past to the highest pinnacles of powerand forces Kyle to lay bare the deceptions and losses in his own life.

    Blood and Bone by William Lashner: Book summary

  • Trumpets played from the pinnacles of the arena, and the crowd rose to their feet and cheered.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • In connection with an item of Ru ware of the Northern Song dynasty, for instance, which many connoisseurs regard as one of the absolute pinnacles of Chinese ceramic art, the author of the pertinent catalogue entry states that certain qualities of shape and decoration “make it incredibly rare even within this exceptional group.”

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • After several hundred pages Weininger has so far restricted himself to the “pinnacles of humankind,” namely, “the Aryan man and the Aryan woman.”



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