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climaxes

noun
plural of climax

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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

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2 the highest part or point
  • the climax of her career as a performer

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climaxes

verb
present tense third-person singular of climax

Synonyms of climaxes (Entry 2 of 2)

to bring to a triumphant conclusion
  • organizers climaxed the county fair with a down and dirty pie-eating contest

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“Climaxes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/climaxes. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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