PEAK's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of peak
Definition:
n. summit; apex; maximum; prime
Example:
At its peak, a million people crammed onto the streets over the two-day festival.
Sentence in Classic:
He gulped down the spittle in his throat as if he were gulping down the phrase and, fumbling at the peak of his tweed cap, turned to Stephen, saying:.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
It is late in November in the year 1885, and through an open window with a little balcony on the left can be seen a peak of the Balkans, wonderfully white and beautiful in the starlit snow.
Arms and the Man By George Bernard Shaw Context
To the west was a great valley, and then, rising far away, great jagged mountain fastnesses, rising peak on peak, the sheer rock studded with mountain ash and thorn, whose roots clung in cracks and crevices and crannies of the stone.
Dracula By Bram Stoker Context
I would have made a pilgrimage to the highest peak of the Andes, could I when there have precipitated him to their base.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
The barbecue had reached its peak and the warm air was full of laughter and talk, the click of silver on porcelain and the rich heavy smells of roasting meats and redolent gravies.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Pontmercy had the colors hoisted to the peak, and sailed proudly past under the guns of the British frigates.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo Context
There was the sharp pinnacle of granite still cutting the lower edge of the moon, but its peak bore no trace of that silent and motionless figure.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle Context
In addition there was an attic, made by the peak of the roof, and having one small window in each end.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair Context
Apparently, the other had now climbed a peak of wisdom from which he could perceive himself as a very wee thing.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane Context