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tirade tirade
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  • summit summit  /ˈsə mət/ ?  the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development

    summit meaning(s) 

    1. (n) the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development
    2. (n) the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)
    3. (n) a meeting of heads of governments
    4. (v) reach the summit (of a mountain)

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    summit usage(s)

    1. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg will welcome the Summit attendees when the proceedings continue the morning following the candidates Forum, on Sept.
    2. The PTI Summit will highlight solutions to such challenges as AIDS, avian flu, malaria, and the shortage of of health-care professionals.
  • summit meeting summit meeting  a meeting of heads of governments
  • summon summon  /ˈsə mən/ ?  call in an official matter, such as to attend court
  • summoning summoning  /ˈsə mə nɪŋ/ ?  calling up supposed supernatural forces by spells and incantations
  • summons summons  /ˈsə mənz/ ?  a request to be present
  • summum bonum summum bonum  the supreme good in which all moral values are included or from which they…
  • sumner sumner  /ˈsəm nər/ ?  United States sociologist (1840-1910)
  • sumo sumo  /ˈsu moʊ/ ?  a Japanese form of wrestling; you lose if you are forced out of a small ring or…
  • sumo ring sumo ring  the circular ring in which Sumo wrestlers compete
  • sumo wrestler sumo wrestler  a wrestler who participates in sumo (a Japanese form of wrestling)
  • sump sump  /ˈsəmp/ ?  an oil reservoir in an internal combustion engine
  • sump pump sump pump  a suction pump for removing liquid from a sump
  • sumpsimus sumpsimus  a correct expression that takes the place of a popular but incorrect expression
  • sumpter sumpter  /ˈsəmp tər/ ?  an animal (such as a mule or burro or horse) used to carry loads
  • sumptuary sumptuary  /ˈsəm ptjʊə rɪ/ ?  regulating or controlling expenditure or personal behavior
  • sumptuosity sumptuosity  the quality possessed by something that is excessively expensive
  • sumptuous sumptuous  /ˈsəmptʃ wəs/ ?  rich and superior in quality
  • sumptuously sumptuously  in a sumptuous and opulent manner
  • sumptuousness sumptuousness  wealth as evidenced by sumptuous living
  • sun sun  /ˈsən/ ?  the star that is the source of light and heat for the planets in the solar system
  • sun bathing sun bathing  immersing the body in sunlight
  • sun blocker sun blocker  a cream spread on the skin; contains a chemical (as PABA) to filter out ultraviolet…
  • sun city sun city  a residential suburb of Phoenix
  • sun dance sun dance  a ceremonial dance performed by Amerindians at the summer solstice
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