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at the height of something

Fig. at the most intense or forceful aspect of something. At the height of his career, Tom was known around the world. At the height of the party, there were 50 people present.
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the height of something

1. the period when something is strongest In 1955, he was at the height of his fame. The constitution was drawn up at the height of military rule.
2. the greatest amount of something It's the height of arrogance to feel you need to convert someone to your own religion.
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Memorial Hermann Greater Heights recently had plans approved for a 44,000-square-foot Convenient Care Center in the Heights.
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Practice the motion of skipping first; then increase intensity until you can achieve the greatest height and distance with each lift-off from the ground.
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Bethel Heights Vineyard has been committed to sustainability since its inception in 1977 and has been looking at ways to build on that tradition.
The poverty level for families in Harlem Heights is more than twice the county average," said Kathryn Kelly, president and CEO of The Heights Foundation.
Brompton Heights was selected for the following honor: "Top Retirement Communities In Western New York"
As a developer specializing in condo conversions, Crescent Heights is consistently at the cutting edge of this industry trend," said Jerry Howard, NAHB executive vice president and chief executive officer.
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HEAVEN KNOWS how many of the people who see the film ``Washington Heights'' will actually hail from Washington Heights, much less will have even heard of the largely Dominican New York neighborhood with a too-lofty-sounding name.
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A handful of studies have shown that growth hormone can indeed accelerate growth in medically normal, short children, although it remains unclear whether the treatment really leads to taller adult heights or simply speeds an individual's attainment of the height he or she would reach anyway.