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  Words related to climax

Related / Similar Words: orgasm, coming, culmination, flood tide, culminate

 

Definition:
  • the moment of most intense pleasure in sexual intercourse;
  • the decisive moment in a novel or play; "the deathbed scene is the climax of the play";
  • arrangement of clauses in ascending order of forcefulness;
  • 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 most severe stage of a disease;
  • end, especially to reach a final or climactic stage; "The meeting culminated in a tearful embrace";

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    Hyponyms: male orgasm, crown, top

     

    Part Meronyms: story

     

    Derivational Morphology: come, culminate, flood tide, culmination, apogee, completion, closing, windup, mop up

     

     
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