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zenith

noun [C usually singular] uk   /ˈzen.ɪθ/ us  
the best or most successful point or time: In the 1860s, Tolstoy was at the zenith of his achievement. His career reached its zenith in the 1960s.
Opposite
Higher and lower points of achievementSuccess and achievementsFailures
(Definition of zenith from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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