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pinnacle
used in The Fellowship of the Ring

5 uses
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Definition
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."
  • It seemed to Frodo that he was lifted up, and passing over he saw that the rock-wall was a circle of hills, and that within it was a plain, and in the midst of the plain stood a pinnacle of stone, like a vast tower but not made by hands.
    1.7 — Book 1 Chapter 7 — In the House of Tom Bombadil (35% in)
  • They took me and they set me alone on the pinnacle of Orthanc, in the place where Saruman was accustomed to watch the stars.
    2.2 — Book 2 Chapter 2 — The Council of Elrond (66% in)
  • So it was that when summer waned, there came a night of moon, and Gwaihir the Windlord, swiftest of the Great Eagles, came unlooked-for to Orthanc; and he found me standing on the pinnacle.
    2.2 — Book 2 Chapter 2 — The Council of Elrond (70% in)
  • Frodo peering forward saw in the distance two great rocks approaching: like great pinnacles or pillars of stone they seemed.
    2.9 — Book 2 Chapter 9 — The Great River (88% in)
  • Westward he looked and saw the broad pastures of Rohan; and Orthanc, the pinnacle of Isengard, like a black spike.
    2.10 — Book 2 Chapter 10 — The Breaking of the Fellowship (45% in)

There are no more uses of "pinnacle" in The Fellowship of the Ring.

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