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 for Peaking
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Peaking \Peak"ing\ (p[=e]k"[i^]ng), a.
     1. Mean; sneaking. [Vulgar]
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     2. Pining; sickly; peakish. [Colloq.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Peak \Peak\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Peaked (p[=e]kt); p. pr. &
     vb. n. Peaking.]
     1. To rise or extend into a peak or point; to form, or appear
        as, a peak.
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              There peaketh up a mighty high mount. --Holand.
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     2. Hence: To achieve a maximum of numerical value, intensity
        of activity, popularity, or other characteristic, followed
        by a decline; as, the stock market peaked in January; his
        performance as a pitcher peaked in 1990; sales of the XTX
        model peaked at 20,000 per year.
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     3. To acquire sharpness of figure or features; hence, to look
        thin or sickly. "Dwindle, peak, and pine." --Shak.
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     4. [Cf. Peek.] To pry; to peep slyly. [archaic] --Shak.
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     Peak arch (Arch.), a pointed or Gothic arch.
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