acme

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See also: ACME and acmé

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From Ancient Greek ἀκμή (akmē, point, top).

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acme (plural acmes)

  1. The top or highest point; pinnacle; culmination.
    • (Can we date this quote?), Alexander Pope
      The very acme and pitch of life for epic poetry.
    • (Can we date this quote?), I. Taylor
      The moment when a certain power reaches the acme of its supremacy.
  2. (medicine) The crisis or height of a disease.
  3. Mature age; full bloom of life.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Ben Jonson to this entry?)

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acme f (invariable)

  1. acme

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