culmination

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a final climactic stage

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(astronomy) a heavenly body's highest celestial point above an observer's horizon

the decisive moment in a novel or play

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Browning's works, the culmination of his dramatic method, and the turning-point more decisively than Dramatis Personae of his style.
I noted them walking the deck together one morning, and I likened them to the extreme ends of the human ladder of evolution--the one the culmination of all savagery, the other the finished product of the finest civilization.
In the eyes of the latter shone a strange gleam--it was the wild light of insanity that the sudden nervous shock of the attack had brought to a premature culmination.
The event of to-day he knew to be the culmination of a success as rapid as it had been surprising.
Then came what seemed to him to be its culmination. High above his head he was suddenly conscious of a downward current of air.
The affair was all but over and leaping to its culmination when Collins arrived.