[n] (architecture) a slender upright spire at the top of a buttress of tower
[n] a lofty peak
[n] the highest level or degree attainable; "his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty"; "the artist's gifts are at their acme"; "at the height of her career"; "the peak of perfection"; "summer was at its peak"; "...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame"; "the summit of his ambition"; "so many highest superlatives achieved by man"; "at the top of his profession"
[v] raise on or as if on a pinnacle; "He did not want to be pinnacled"
[v] set on or as if on a pinnacle; "pinnacle a pediment"