The resulting image is one of the most celebrated pictures of the glamorous and vivacious Diana at the peak of her fame.
At the peak of her career as a high-end escort, Veronica Monet got a call.
In many markets, it is completely accepted that prices rise at times of peak demand—especially when supply is relatively limited.
At its peak The Farm had 1,500 members; it was a self-contained world with its own school, farm, midwives and social tenets.
Bill Clinton, for instance, at the peak of his Ngram-measured fame, was about as frequent as the word “lettuce.”
A peak close to the summit of this mountain bears the name of Spidean Moirich, or "Martha's peak."
At length, when we were nearly under the peak, he began to ascend.
It appears not to have been called Pike's peak until about twenty-five years after Pike first saw it.
They seem to involve the bore of a climb without the pleasure of a peak.
One boy, in an overcoat and cap without a peak, overhearing her words, stopped.
"pointed top," 1520s, variant of pike (n.4) "sharp point." Meaning "top of a mountain" first recorded 1630s, though pike was used in this sense c.1400. Figurative sense is 1784. Meaning "point formed by hair on the forehead" is from 1833. According to OED, The Peak in Derbyshire is older than the word for "mountaintop;" e.g. Old English Peaclond, for the district, Pecsaetan, for the people who settled there, Peaces ærs for Peak Cavern; sometimes said to be a reference to an elf-denizen Peac "Puck."
1570s, "to rise in a peak," from peak (n.). Figurative meaning "reach highest point" first recorded 1958. Related: peaked; peaking.