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Definitions of climax:
  • noun:   the decisive moment in a novel or play
    Example: "The deathbed scene is the climax of the play"
  • noun:   arrangement of clauses in ascending order of forcefulness
  • noun:   the highest point of anything conceived of as growing or developing or unfolding
    Example: "The climax of the artist's career"
  • noun:   the most severe stage of a disease
  • noun:   the moment of most intense pleasure in sexual intercourse
  • verb:   end, especially to reach a final or climactic stage

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