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Definition of Topmost

  • Highest; uppermost; as, the topmost cliff; the topmost branch of a tree.

How to use topmost in a sentence. Topmost pronunciation.

Those who seek to ascertain by external appearances the real feelings of a people amid events of this kind, remarked that the topmost stories of houses in the faubourgs were as well lighted as the most magnificent hotels and finest houses of the capital.
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Katharine had risen, and was glancing hither and thither, at the presses and the cupboards, and all the machinery of the office, as if she included them all in her rather malicious amusement, which caused Mary to keep her eyes on her straightly and rather fiercely, as if she were a gay-plumed, mischievous bird, who might light on the topmost bough and pick off the ruddiest cherry, without any warning.
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At this Katharine shivered a little, drew up to the fire, and warmed her hands by spreading them over the topmost peak of the coal.
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Lady Otway stood on the topmost step, wrapped in a white shawl, and waved her hand almost mechanically until they had turned the corner under the laurel-bushes, when she retired indoors with a sense that she had played her part, and a sigh at the thought that none of her children felt it necessary to play theirs.
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Indeed, she lost sight of the trees, and saw her own hand upon the topmost bar of the gate with extreme distinctness, while he went on: "I've made up my mind to chuck my work and live down here.
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His room was a bare corner in the topmost loft of the mill.
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He had a wee small corner in the topmost loft of a warehouse away from the tear and grind of the factory proper.
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Nay, I had liever leap from our topmost tower.
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CINESIAS Give me wings and I will fly into the topmost airs to gather fresh songs in the clouds, in the midst of the vapours and the fleecy snow.
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And now from forth the frowning sky, From the heaven's topmost height, I heard a voice-the awful voice Of the blood-avenging sprite:- 'Thou guilty man!
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For instance, in the Mysteries of Mithras, in Persia, where there were seven stages or degrees of initiation, there was erected in the temples, or rather caves,-for it was in them that the initiation was conducted,-a high ladder, of seven steps or gates, each of which was dedicated to one of the planets, which was typified by one of the metals, the topmost step representing the sun, so that, beginning at the bottom, we have Saturn represented by lead, Venus by tin, Jupiter by brass, Mercury by iron, Mars by a mixed metal, the Moon by silver, and the Sun by gold, the whole being a symbol of the sidereal progress of the solar orb through the universe.
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The lowest was the Earth; the second, the World of Reexistence; the third, Heaven; the fourth, the Middle World, or intermediate region between the lower and upper worlds; the fifth, the World of Births, in which souls are again born; the sixth, the Mansion of the Blessed; and the seventh, or topmost round, the Sphere of Truth, the abode of Brahma, he himself being but a symbol of the sun, and hence we arrive once more at the masonic symbolism of the universe and the solar orb.
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So that if Charity is equivalent to Divine Love, and Divine Love is represented by the sun, and lastly, if Charity be the topmost round of the masonic ladder, then again we arrive, as the result of our researches, at the symbol so often already repeated of the solar orb.
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Suddenly some one shouted, "There they are!" and pointed to the topmost gallery, which ran in front of the condemned cells.
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Into the twin courtyard they filed; then while some investigated the cookhouse others climbed to the topmost tier of cells.
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Some in his root's deep cavern housed, And seem'd to learn, and muse, and teach, Or on his topmost foliage browsed, That had for centuries mock'd their reach.
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When I had traversed all about it, with great interest, and had gone up to the topmost round of seats, and turning from the lovely panorama closed in by the distant Alps, looked down into the building, it seemed to lie before me like the inside of a prodigious hat of plaited straw, with an enormously broad brim and a shallow crown; the plaits being represented by the four-and-forty rows of seats.
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There was no obstacle in our course,-doors, walls and windows seemed to melt asunder into nothingness as we passed-and there was no stop to our onward progress till suddenly I saw before me a steep and narrow spiral stairway of stone winding up into the very centre of a rocky pinnacle, which in its turn lifted its topmost peak into the darkness of a night sky sprinkled with millions of stars.
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The portrait-Taciturnity-The evergreen tree-The dark hour-The flash-Ancestors-A fortunate man-A posthumous child-Antagonist ideas-The hawks-Flaws-The pony-Irresistible impulse-Favourable crisis-The topmost branch-Twenty feet-Heartily ashamed.
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I was lying in bed in a kind of uneasy doze, the only kind of rest which my anxiety on account of my mother permitted me at this time to take, when all at once I sprang up as if electrified; the mysterious impulse was upon me, and it urged me to go without delay, and climb a stately elm behind the house, and touch the topmost branch; otherwise-you know the rest-the evil chance would prevail.
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Examples of Topmost

Example #1
Public buildings, which under other circumstances are remarkable from the darkness of the surrounding houses, were scarcely seen amid this profusion of lights with which public gratitude had lighted every window.
Example #2
A beautiful evening favored the special rejoicings at the capital where the houses were voluntarily illuminated.
Example #3
Two women less like each other could scarcely be imagined, Ralph thought, looking from one to the other.
Example #4
What was she laughing at?
Example #5
She wished to bring the talk back to marriage again, in order to hear Aunt Charlotte's views, but she did not know how to do this.
Example #6
When we're out on our drive I shall find us a house.