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  1. peak
    IPA[pēk]
  2. noun

    verb

    • 1. reach a highest point, either of a specified value or at a specified time:

      its popularity peaked in the 1940s

    adjective

    • 1. greatest; maximum:

      he did not expect to be anywhere near peak fitness until Christmas
    • 2. characterized by maximum activity or demand:

      at peak hours, traffic speeds are reduced considerably
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: peak, plural noun: peaks

    • v.: verb: peak, 3rd person present: peaks, gerund or present participle: peaking, past tense: peaked, past participle: peaked

    • verb

      decline in health and spirits; waste away:
    • noun

      the pointed top of a mountain:

      a mountain with a pointed top:

    • verb

      reach a highest point, either of a specified value or at a specified time:
    • adjective

      at the highest level; maximum:

      characterized by maximum activity or demand:

    • verb

      decline in health and spirits; waste away:
    • adjective

      having a peak:
    • adjective

      (of a person) gaunt and pale from illness or fatigue:
    • adjective

      gaunt and pale from illness or fatigue:
    • adjective

      having a peak:
    • adjective

      taking place at a time when demand is less:
    • adverb

      at a time when demand is less:
    • a peak in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, northeast of Taos, the highest peak in New Mexico at 13,161 feet (4,011 m).
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