used in David Copperfield
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the highest point
in various senses, including:
- the best stage of development — as in "I met her at the pinnacle of her success."
- a high pointed rock formation or mountain peak — as in "The eagle circled the rocky pinnacle."
- a pointed tower at the top of a building — as in "With the pinnacle, it is the highest building in the city."
- Though I could almost have consigned her to the mercies of the wind on the topmost pinnacle of the Cathedral, without remorse, I made a virtue of necessity, and gave her a friendly salutation.
Chapters 37-39 (77% in)
There are no more uses of "pinnacle" in David Copperfield.