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 Meanings and Examples of PEAK
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 n.  summit; apex; maximum; prime
Classic Sentence: (42 in 3 pages)
1  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
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
2  Standing some little distance away from the barbecue tables, he was at the peak of an argument with John Wilkes.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
3  He stood for a moment looking down at the plain, heart-shaped face with its long widow's peak and serious dark eyes.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LVII
4  She was on the peak that Sunday afternoon when she played in chapel.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
5  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
Get Context   In Chapter 4
6  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
Get Context   In Chapter 14
7  'Of these two rocks the one reaches heaven and its peak is lost in a dark cloud.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XII
8  The second picture contained for foreground only the dim peak of a hill, with grass and some leaves slanting as if by a breeze.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
9  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 Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 9
10  Then it was that I began, if I may so Shakespearianly express myself, to dwindle, peak, and pine.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
11  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 Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 9. The Light upon the Moor [Second Report of Dr. ...
12  In his hand he held a blue cricket-cap with a white chevron on the peak.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
13  Kutuzov was impatiently urging on his horse, which ambled smoothly under his weight, and he raised his hand to his white Horse Guard's cap with a red band and no peak, nodding his head continually.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XV
14  Wolzogen, nonchalantly stretching his legs, approached Kutuzov with a half-contemptuous smile on his lips, scarcely touching the peak of his cap.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXXV
15  The peak of Monte Cristo reddened by the burning sun, was seen against the azure sky.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 23. The Island of Monte Cristo.
Example Sentence: (29 in 2 pages)
1  Envy assails the noblest, the winds howl around the highest peak.
2  At the peak of the climber, not intoxicated in a step along the way.
3  The news programme goes out four times a week at peak time.
4  The mountain's snow-white peak was incandescent against the blue sky.
5  The climbers made camp halfway up the peak.
6  She's at the peak of her career.
7  Athletes have to train continuously to stay in peak condition.
8  At the peak of its popularity in the late nineties, the band sold ten million albums a year.
9  He's past his peak as a tennis player.
10  Before six o'clock, calls are charged at peak rate.
11  Holiday flights reach a peak during August.
12  The aim is to reduce traffic at peak periods.
13  They had to remain clear of the flourishing streets until the peak hour was over.
14  The hotels are always full during the peak season.
15  The mountain peak loomed through the fog.