The sun had reached its zenith, straight over our heads. It was so hot I thought I’d pass out, but our leader’s enthusiasm for the hike had not yet reached its zenith or topmost point, so he unfortunately urged us on. After miles of marching our agony reached its zenith or climax when we accidentally stumbled into a nest of wasps. We never did reach the zenith, or summit, of the mountain to which we had been hiking.
Quiz: What is an example of someone who has reached a zenith?
- A bus driver who turns down a street only to discover it’s a dead end, and they have to turn around.
- A mountain climber who has reached the highest peak they’ve ever climbed.
- A lawyer who has decided to quit their job because they don’t enjoy it anymore.