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Another word for climax

  1. The highest point or state

      1. The period of maximum severity or intensity of a disease or fever.
      2. The most severe point in the course of an illness
      3. The highest point in the roof of the fourth ventricle of the brain
      1. (Informal) Something coming as a climax or culmination to a series of events, esp. when unexpected or improbable
      2. The benefit gained as the result of a previous action.
      3. The act, event, or time of payment
      1. The point of culmination; the peak:
      2. The highest point above the observer's horizon attained by a celestial body.
      3. The highest point; peak
      1. The uppermost part, point, surface, or end:
      2. The highest degree, pitch, or point; the peak, acme, or zenith:
      3. The highest position or rank:
      1. The highest level of officials; specif., in connection with diplomatic negotiations, the level restricted to heads of government
      2. The highest point, part, or elevation; top or apex
      3. The highest level or degree that can be attained.
      1. The highest point; culmination; acme
      2. A tall pointed formation, such as a mountain peak.
      3. A pointed formation, as at the top of a mountain; peak
      1. The highest or utmost point of anything; height; maximum
      2. A tapering, projecting point; a pointed extremity:
      3. A widow's peak.
      1. (Geog.) A of the earth passing through the geographical poles and any given point on the earth's surface
      2. (Archaic) The highest apparent point reached by a celestial body in its course
      3. The highest point or stage of development; peak:
      1. Elevation or distance above a given level, as above the surface of the earth or sea; altitude
      2. The condition or attribute of being relatively or sufficiently high or tall:
      3. The point of highest intensity; the climax:
      1. Attainment or arrival at the highest pitch of glory, power, etc.
      2. (Astronomy) The attainment of the highest point of altitude reached by a heavenly body; passage across the meridian; transit.
      3. A culminating; reaching of the highest or lowest altitude or point
      1. The point at or just below the surface of the ground where the stem and the root join, esp. in perennial herbs
      2. The persistent, mostly underground base of a perennial herb.
      3. The summit or highest point, as of a mountain or arch
      1. The highest or culminating point; the peak:
      2. The top of anything, or the line or surface along the top; summit; ridge
      3. The top, as of a hill or wave.
      1. The point farthest from the earth in the orbit of the moon or of a man-made satellite
      2. The analogous point in an orbit around a celestial body other than Earth. Not in technical use.
      3. The farthest or highest point; the apex:
      1. The highest point of interest, excitement, etc.; climax
      2. The highest level or degree that is attained.
      3. The highest point; the vertex:
      1. (Fiction) A generic large company or corporation.
      2. The highest point, as of achievement or development:
      3. The highest point; point of culmination; peak
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  1. To reach or bring to a climax

      1. To be at the top of; head; lead
      2. To reach the top of; be on a level with
      3. To be a top for
      1. To achieve a maximum of development, value, or intensity:
      2. To come or cause to come to a peak; reach or bring to a high, or the highest, point
      3. To be formed into a peak or peaks:
      1. (Astronomy) To reach the highest point above an observer's horizon. Used of stars and other celestial bodies.
      2. To reach the highest point or degree; climax:
      3. To reach its highest point or climax; result (in)
      1. To cover (a tooth) with an artificial crown
      2. To form the crown, top, or chief ornament of.
      3. To be at the top of; surmount
      1. To form into a crest or crests:
      2. To reach the crest of:
      3. To lie at the top of; crown
      1. To apply the finishing touch to; complete:
      2. To cover the top or end of; form a cap
      3. To lie over or on top of; cover:
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Another word for climax