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peak
  • noun
    The pointed top of a mountain. (the snowy peaks rose against the blue of a cloudless sky)
    verb
    Reach a highest point, either of a specified value or at a specified time. (its popularity peaked in the 1940s)
    adjective
    Greatest; maximum. (he did not expect to be anywhere near peak fitness until Christmas)
  • verb
    Decline in health and spirits; waste away. (she sat all day, peaking and pining, at the fire-side)

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