The sun had reached its zenith, straight over our heads. It was so hot I thought I’d pass out, but our leader’s enthusiasm for the hike had not yet reached its zenith or topmost point, so he unfortunately urged us on. After miles of marching our agony reached its zenith or climax when we accidentally stumbled into a nest of wasps. We never did reach the zenith, or summit, of the mountain to which we had been hiking.
Quiz: What is a zenith?
- The high point of something.
- The point where something does not become fun any longer.
- The point where something becomes dangerous.