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Acme

Acme

1. The top or highest point; the culmination. The very acme and pitch of life for epic poetry. (Pope) The moment when a certain power reaches the acme of its supremacy. (i. Taylor)

2. (Science: medicine) The crisis or height of a disease.

3. Mature age; full bloom of life.

Origin: gr. Point, top.


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