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    a hill rose to its peak

    Hi. I wonder does it really make sense "a hill rose to its peak"? I mean every peak actually rises to its peak whatever its height is, doesn't it? Thank you.
    "To their left, a hill rose to its peak, the forest broken up only by a few rocky outcroppings." (Abundance of Katherines by John Green)

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    Re: a hill rose to its peak

    The writer is painting a picture with words. We say lots of things that aren't really necessary sometimes.

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