height


height
n
1. highness, altitude, elevation, loftiness, extent or distance upward; stature, tallness, length.
2.Often heights
a. hill, mound, elevation, eminence, mountain; overlook, plateau, scenic outlook; promontory, headland, bluff, cliff, precipice, overhang, projection, prominence.b. top, mountain-top, hilltop, highest part, head; apex, summit, vertex, apogee, crest, pinnacle, peak, spire, tip, tiptop.
3. maximum, ceiling, limit, utmost, uttermost, extreme, extremity; high point, acme, zenith, climax, culmination, crowning point, capper, Latin, neplus ultra1. meridian, sublimity, supremacy, perfection, consummation.

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