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apogee
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

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Definition
the point at which an orbiting body is most distant from the body being orbited — especially an orbit around earth

or more generally:  the most distant or highest point
  • ...proved impossible that a more adaptable and differently anatomically constructed race of beings might subsist otherwise under Martian, Mercurial, Veneral, Jovian, Saturnian, Neptunian or Uranian sufficient and equivalent conditions, though an apogean humanity of beings created in varying forms with finite differences resulting similar to the whole and to one another would probably there as here remain inalterably and inalienably attached to vanities, to vanities of vanities and to all...
    Episode 17 — Ithaca (47% in)

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