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Definitions for climax
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climax, flood tidenoun
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, comingnoun
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
Etymology: From climax, from κλῖμαξ, from κλίνω.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Gradation; ascent: a figure in rhetorick, by which the sentence rises gradually; as Marcus Tullius Cicero says to Catiline, Thou do’st nothing, movest nothing, thinkest nothing; but I hear it, I see it, and perfectly understand it.
Choice between one excellency and another is difficult; and yet the conclusion, by a due climax, is evermore the best. John Dryden, Juv. Dedication.
Some radiant Richmond every age has grac’d,
Still rising in a climax, ’till the last,
Surpassing all, is not to be surpast. George Granville.
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
Etymology: [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
Examples of climax in a Sentence
' House of Balloons' literally changed the sound of pop music before my eyes, i heard' Climax,' that Usher song, and was like,' Holy f —, that's a Weeknd song.'.
Some women retain the ability to masturbate and climax across menopause because of higher androgen levels but maybe their sexual function with a partner is impaired due to many other reasons.
It is very difficult to definitely estimate when the outbreak reaches its peak. But I think in one week or about 10 days, it will reach the climax and then there will be no large-scale increases.
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Translations for climax
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- кулминационна точка, кулминацияBulgarian
- orgasme, clímaxCatalan, Valencian
- Orgasmus, HöhepunktGerman
- huippu, huipentumaFinnish
- apogée, jouissanceFrench
- clímax, orgasmoGalician
- eccitamento, orgasmoItalian
- संभोगपूर्ती, समागमपूर्ती, कामपूर्तीMarathi
- orgasmo, clímaxPortuguese
- кульминация, разгарRussian
- клѝмакс, klìmaksSerbo-Croatian
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