Definition of Pinnacling

1. Verb. (present participle of pinnacle) ¹



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Definition of Pinnacling

1. pinnacle [v] - See also: pinnacle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pinnacling

pinkwashed
pinkwashes
pinkwashing
pinky
pinledge
pinless
pinlike
pinna
pinna nasi
pinnable
pinnace
pinnaces
pinnacle
pinnacled
pinnacles
pinnacling (current term)
pinnae
pinnal
pinnas
pinnate
pinnate leaf
pinnated
pinnately
pinnatifid
pinnatilobate
pinnation
pinnations
pinnatipartite
pinnatiped
pinnatipeds

Literary usage of Pinnacling

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1. The Edinburgh magazine, and literary miscellany, a new series of The Scots (1818)
"... the murder of a father, He will return to build that father's house, pinnacling it high in vengeance !—Feeble spirit! Is this a time for tears ? ..."

2. Observations in Europe: Principally in France and Great Britain by John Price Durbin (1844)
"... or in building up and pinnacling those aerial summits, on whose sky- peaks an eagle might grow dizzy as he looked into the yawning chasms below. ..."

3. Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal (1839)
"There should be no flutter, no pinnacling in the outline ; all should be in calm and dignified repose ; and the whole mass be such as that, ..."

4. White Mountain Trails: Tales of the Trails to the Summit of Mount Washington by Winthrop Packard (1912)
"Something drove mighty waves through the land from the west, sent them pinnacling five and six thousand feet above the sea level, and froze them there. ..."

5. A Colored Man Round the World by David F. Dorr (1858)
"ON a little slip of land between the gulf of Lepante and Athens, we come to Corinthe; we know it not, save a few immense pillars of marble pinnacling the ..."

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