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climax meaning and definition

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Definition of climax (noun)

  1. 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. the decisive moment in a novel or play
    • "the deathbed scene is the climax of the play"
    • synonyms: culmination
  3. the moment of most intense pleasure in sexual intercourse
  4. the most severe stage of a disease
  5. arrangement of clauses in ascending order of forcefulness


Definition of climax (verb)

  1. end, especially to reach a final or climactic stage
    • "The meeting culminated in a tearful embrace"
    • synonyms: culminate
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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