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apex

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An idea, to be suggestive, must come to the individual with the force of revelation.
William James
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See also APEX, and ápex

English

Etymology

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Noun

Singular
apex

Plural
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  1. The highest point of something.
    the apex of the building
  2. (figuratively) The moment of greatest success, expansion, etc.
    the apex of civilization
  3. (geometry) The topmost vertex of a cone or pyramid (in their conventional orientation).
  4. The pointed end of an object.
    the apex of a leaf
  5. (botany) The end of a leaf, petal or similar organ opposed to the end where it is attached to its support; the tip.

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Latin

Noun

apex (genitive apicis); m, third declension

  1. summit
  2. top
  3. vocative singular of apex#Latin

Inflection

Third declension (3).

Number Singular Plural
nominative apex apicēs
genitive apicis apicum
dative apicī apicibus
accusative apicem apicēs
ablative apice apicibus
vocative apex apicēs

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