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Synonyms for climax

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Synonyms for climax

the highest point of anything conceived of as growing or developing or unfolding

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the decisive moment in a novel or play

the moment of most intense pleasure in sexual intercourse

the most severe stage of a disease

arrangement of clauses in ascending order of forcefulness

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end, especially to reach a final or climactic stage

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As I have begun to suggest, the tension between these future-visions--and the voices that embody them--erupts most powerfully in the novel's double climaxes.
12~ The film climaxes in a burst of musical madness: a chorus, dressed in a wardrobe-room's worth of costumes, dances the rumba while singing an ode to a Mexican volcano.
WHILE women are blessed by being able to achieve successive climaxes without too much trouble, for men it's almost impossible to maintain an erection after ejaculation.
But, even though she says everything is fine, Emma doesn't even cry out when she climaxes.
Eleven men took part in the study but their climaxes were over so quickly for the results to be reliable.