Examples of climactic in a Sentence
At the climactic moment, the main character of the novel finds herself face to face with the thief.
the movie's climactic chase scene
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The distinguished stage veteran also provides the evening's most moving moment with her beautifully understated delivery of a lengthy climactic monologue in which her character omnisciently informs Julie about what the future holds for her.
During a climactic moment, the evil mayor tells her she will be deported back to Cincinnati.
The piece is a flowing, single movement arc that moves from a low murmur to an enormous, climactic crescendo at the midpoint and then reverses itself, not unlike the ocean tides, to retrace its journey to the low murmur of the opening bars.
Little surprise that one of the climactic scenes is a Götterdämmerung of fire.
The collapse was a climactic end to months of on-again, off-again negotiations.
High-school based teen rivalries during training that somehow get resolved during the climactic battle despite nothing really happening?
Then a climactic event comes and society doesn’t know how to deal with hardship, so the leaders launch attacks to take the attention off their inability to control the situation.
The day of my name change was really an anti-climactic one more than anything else.
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CLIMACTIC Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of climactic for English Language Learners
: most exciting and important : forming a climax
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