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CLIMAX





Definition:

  1. [noun] the highest point of anything conceived of as growing or developing or unfolding; "the climax of the artist's career"; "in the flood tide of his success"
    Synonyms: flood tide

  2. [noun] the decisive moment in a novel or play; "the deathbed scene is the climax of the play"
    Synonyms: culmination

  3. [noun] the moment of most intense pleasure in sexual intercourse
    Synonyms: orgasm, sexual coming

  4. [noun] the most severe stage of a disease

  5. [noun] arrangement of clauses in ascending order of forcefulness

  6. [verb] end, especially to reach a final or climactic stage; "The meeting culminated in a tearful embrace"
    Synonyms: culminate

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