peak

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1. The highest price, value or rate reached.
2. The highest point in the economic cycle. The peak forms after a period of economic expansion and before the beginning of a period of economic contraction. Compare to Trough.

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We were at the peak of our success when the tragedy happened and it changed us all in a very profound way.

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After the merger, the smaller company really was at it's peak, seeing numbers they had never hoped to see and enjoying a new-found popularity.

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When the economist looked at the stocks for the company that was employing him, he realized that they had reached their peak and couldn't do any better.

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