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1. apex

noun. ['ˈeɪˌpɛks'] the highest point (of something).

Synonyms

  • peak
  • extremum
  • acme
  • extreme
  • crown
  • vertex
  • roof peak

Antonyms

  • apoapsis
  • inglorious
  • natural object
  • bottom out

Etymology

  • apex (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Apex

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Example sentences of the word apex


1. Adjective
Curtains for apex windows must be made with the same shape to prevent hiding the Italian-style window frame.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Avoid completing your shoulder turn before before your hands and golf club reach the apex of your swing.

Quotes containing the word apex


1. There was a time when I thought dudes had friendship all figured out. The focus on eating things in front of giant screens, pretending to punch one another, competing over who can utter the grossest and most profane personal insults imaginable - this struck me as the very apex of human social exchange.
- Lynn Coady

2. apex

noun. ['ˈeɪˌpɛks'] the point on the celestial sphere toward which the sun and solar system appear to be moving relative to the fixed stars.

Synonyms

  • celestial point
  • empyrean
  • sphere
  • heavens
  • celestial sphere
  • firmament
  • solar apex
  • apex of the sun's way
  • vault of heaven

Antonyms

  • zenith
  • nadir
  • point of periapsis
  • point of apoapsis

Etymology

  • apex (Latin)
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