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acroter

/ (əˈkrəʊtə, ˈækrətə) /
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noun

architect a plinth bearing a statue, etc, at either end or at the apex of a pediment

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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
C18: from French, from Latin acroterium, from Greek akrōtērion summit, from akros extreme
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