Synonyms and Antonyms of climax
1 a point in a chain of events at which an important change (as in one's fortunes) occurs <the climax of the story occurs when the hero discovers the identity of his father> Synonyms climacteric, turning point, corner, landmark, milepost, milestone, watershedRelated Words break, capper, clincher, crusher, highlight, topper; conversion, metamorphosis, transfiguration, transformation, turnabout, turnaround; boiling point, breaking point, clutch, conjuncture, crisis, crossroad(s), crunch, crunch time, Dunkirk, emergency, exigency, extremity, flash point, head, juncture, zero hour
2 the highest part or point <the climax of her career as a performer> Synonyms acme, apex, apogee, capstone, height, crescendo, crest, crown, culmination, head, high noon, high tide, high-water mark, meridian, ne plus ultra, noon, noontime, peak, pinnacle, sum, summit, tip-top, top, zenithRelated Words bloom, blossom, flood tide, flower, glory, heyday, prime; cap, ceiling, roof; extreme, extremity, tip, vertex; high, highlight, highspotNear Antonyms abyss, base, foot; minimumAntonyms bottom, nadir, rock bottom
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