Origin of zenith
Can be confusednadir zenith
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This reached its zenith when he and Jon Stewart held their Rally to Restore Sanity And/Or Fear in 2010.
In his own mind he is at the zenith of his life, a man in full.
The major labor unions - then at the zenith of their political power - disliked Johnson.
In 1986, at the zenith of her strength, that figure was reduced to 1.9 million.How Margaret Thatcher Saved Britain and Changed the World|David Frum|April 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
(a) The early 1990s were the period of the crack epidemic, the zenith of American gun crime.
In the zenith—that is, above the top of the Pyramid—is a triangle surrounded by a glory; and in the centre is an all-seeing eye.The Lost Ten Tribes, and 1882|Joseph Wild
With every step, after that, this stately dome rose higher and higher into the blue sky, and at last seemed to occupy the zenith.A Tramp Abroad, Complete|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Cæsar was then near the zenith of his desires—a king's throne in central Italy.Lucretia Borgia|Ferdinand Gregorovius
The nadir is the lowest point in the heavens and the zenith is the highest.Keats: Poems Published in 1820|John Keats
Babylon touched the zenith of its grandeur two thousand four hundred and fifty years ago, when Nebuchadnezzar sat upon the throne.The Chautauquan, Vol. III, December 1882|The Chautauquan Literary and Scientific Circle