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zenith
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The Scarlet Letter
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  • An unvaried pall of cloud muffled the whole expanse of sky from zenith to horizon.
  • But he clasped both his hands over his breast, and cast his eyes towards the zenith.
  • We impute it, therefore, solely to the disease in his own eye and heart that the minister, looking upward to the zenith, beheld there the appearance of an immense letter—the letter A—marked out in lines of dull red light.
  • All the time that he gazed upward to the zenith, he was, nevertheless, perfectly aware that little Pearl was pointing her finger towards old Roger Chillingworth, who stood at no great distance from the scaffold.
  • Within the church, it had hardly been kept down; beneath the sky it pealed upward to the zenith.

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  • He met her when her career was at its zenith.
  • ...and the sun passed the zenith and started down.
    John Steinbeck  --  The Grapes of Wrath

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