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climax

 
Noun climax has 5 senses
  1. climax, flood tide - 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"
    --1 is a kind of juncture, occasion
    Derived form: verb climax1
  2. climax, culmination - the decisive moment in a novel or play; "the deathbed scene is the climax of the play"
    --2 is a kind of moment, minute, second, instant
    --2 is a part of story
    Derived form: verb climax1
  3. orgasm, climax, sexual climax, coming - the moment of most intense pleasure in sexual intercourse
    --3 is a kind of consummation
    --3 has particulars: male orgasm
  4. climax - the most severe stage of a disease
    --4 is a kind of
    degree, level, stage, point
  5. climax - arrangement of clauses in ascending order of forcefulness
    --5 is a kind of
    rhetorical device
Verb climax has 1 sense
  1. culminate, climax - end, especially to reach a final or climactic stage; "The meeting culminated in a tearful embrace"
    --1 is one way to end, stop, finish, terminate, cease
    Derived forms: noun climax1, noun climax2
    Sample sentence:
    Something is ----ing PP
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