climax, flood tide(noun)
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"
the decisive moment in a novel or play
"the deathbed scene is the climax of the play"
orgasm, climax, sexual climax, coming(noun)
the moment of most intense pleasure in sexual intercourse
the most severe stage of a disease
arrangement of clauses in ascending order of forcefulness
end, especially to reach a final or climactic stage
"The meeting culminated in a tearful embrace"
The point of greatest intensity or force in an ascending series; a culmination
The turning point in a plot or in dramatic action, especially one marking a change in the protagonist's affairs.
A stage of ecological development in which a community of organisms, is stable and capable of perpetuating itself.
Ordering of terms in increasing order of importance or magnitude.
To reach or bring to a climax
To orgasm; to reach orgasm
Origin: From climax, from κλῖμαξ, from κλίνω.
upward movement; steady increase; gradation; ascent
a figure in which the parts of a sentence or paragraph are so arranged that each succeeding one rises above its predecessor in impressiveness
the highest point; the greatest degree
Origin: [L., from Gr. ladder, staircase, fr. to make to bend, to lean. See Ladder, Lean, v. i.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
klī′maks, n. (rhet.) the arranging of the particulars of a portion of a discourse so as to rise in strength to the last: the last term of the rhetorical arrangement: a culmination.—v.i. to ascend in a climax: to culminate.—adjs. Climact′ic, -al, pertaining to a climax.—adv. Climact′ically. [Gr. klimax, a ladder—from klinein, to slope.]
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The numerical value of climax in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of climax in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
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Translations for climax
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- кулминация, кулминационна точкаBulgarian
- clímax, orgasmeCatalan, Valencian
- Höhepunkt, OrgasmusGerman
- huippu, huipentumaFinnish
- apogée, jouissanceFrench
- orgasmo, clímaxGalician
- orgasmo, eccitamentoItalian
- कामपूर्ती, समागमपूर्ती, संभोगपूर्तीMarathi
- clímax, orgasmoPortuguese
- кульминация, разгарRussian
- клѝмакс, klìmaksSerbo-Croatian
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