C1 a solid object with a square base and four triangular sides that form a point at the top › a pile of things that has the shape of a pyramid: The acrobats formed a pyramid by standing on each other's shoulders.figurative Many organizations have a pyramid structure (= there are fewer people at the top levels of them than there are at the bottom).

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If a fact dawns on you, you understand it after a period of not understanding it.

October 22, 2014

We often make adjectives stronger by putting an adverb in front of them. The most common ones are very and, for a stronger meaning, extremely: He was very pleased. The ship is extremely large. However, we don’t use very or extremely for adjectives that already have a strong meaning, for example fantastic,