summit

Part of speech: noun

The highest point; the top; apex.

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Usage examples "summit":

  1. After several hours spent in gathering trilobites he ate his lunch, and then the desire seized him to get some pictures from the summit of the mountain. - "Among the Canadian Alps", Lawrence J. Burpee.
  2. Higher you mount, mid leg- deep in drift, up the steep and slippery hill- face, to the summit. - "Robert Louis Stevenson a Record, an Estimate, and a Memorial", Alexander H. Japp.
  3. Lady Angela drew a long breath of content as we paused for a moment at the summit of the cliffs. - "The Betrayal", E. Phillips Oppenheim.