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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The peak of perfection.

Usage examples (35)
  • The artist's gifts are at their acme
  • To be born obscure and to die famous has been described as the acme of human felicity.
  • For its purpose the position chosen was ideal, but it could hardly be called the acme of comfort.
  • In fact, it is, in some ways, the very REVERSE of brain – power: it might be called the acme of stupidity. for more
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