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Sample sentences for the GRE study word pinnacle

pinnacle can be used as a verb
pinnacle can be used as a noun

1.That's what puts him on a pinnacle in the records of crime. - from Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
2.He made the journey to the pinnacle because early in life he found his vocation. - from How to Analyze People on Sight by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
3."I know a secret entrance to the palace through the pinnacle of the highest tower. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
4.The pinnacle of the mosque had vanished, and the roof line of the college itself looked as if a hundred-ton gun had been at work upon it. - from The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
5.He felt himself on a pinnacle that made him giddy, and far away down below were all those nice excellent Karenins, Oblonskys, and all the world. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
6.This encounter, together with my set-to with the Martian warrior on the previous day and my feats of jumping placed me upon a high pinnacle in their regard. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
7.The third showed the pinnacle of an iceberg piercing a polar winter sky a muster of northern lights reared their dim lances, close serried, along the horizon. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
8.This, of course, was nonsense but it was proof to the unhappy Hook that Peter did not know in the least who or what he was, which is the very pinnacle of good form. - from Peter Pan by James M. Barrie
9.Her eyes were, it seemed, opened she felt all the difficulty of maintaining herself without hypocrisy and self-conceit on the pinnacle to which she had wished to mount. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
10.The mountain pinnacles slumber valleys, crags an. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
11.He hoisted the Union Jack on the pinnacles of thought. - from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
12.I see the giant pinnacles of Elbruz, Kazbek, Bazardjusi. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
13.And eke in each of the pinnacles Were sundry habitacles. - from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
14.Of all steepe hills and pinnacles thrust up themselves for shows. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
15.Above the woods which lined it upon the farther side we could see the red, jutting pinnacles which marked the site of the rich landowner's dwelling. - from The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
16.But I pointed out the distant pinnacles of the Palace of Green Porcelain to her, and contrived to make her understand that we were seeking a refuge there from her Fear. - from The Time Machine by H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
17.Then the tall pinnacles of the Palace of Green Porcelain and the polished gleam of its walls came back to my memory and in the evening, taking Weena like a child upon my shoulder, I went up the hills towards the south-west. - from The Time Machine by H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
18.Exhausted, breathless, their shaken heads they laid, braided and pinnacled by glossycombed, against the counterledge. - from Ulysses by James Joyce

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