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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

water at its greatest elevation, as in a river; high tide

Usage examples (37)
  • Brencourt passed the so-called high-water mark, the point at which investment gains make up for investors' losses, allowing the hedge fund to resume charging performance...
  • We have seen the high-water mark of the Ottoman Empire;
  • That, however, was the high-water mark of Rozelle's reign.
  • This victory was the high-water mark of Lasker's political power. for more
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