Word:

Climax

Cli´max
n.1.Upward movement; steady increase; gradation; ascent.
2.(Rhet.) A figure in which the parts of a sentence or paragraph are so arranged that each succeeding one rises above its predecessor in impressiveness.
3.The highest point; the greatest degree.
We must look higher for the climax of earthly good.
- I. Taylor.
To cap the climax
to surpass everything, as in excellence or in absurdity.
Noun1.climax - 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"
Synonyms: flood tide
2.climax - the decisive moment in a novel or play; "the deathbed scene is the climax of the play"
Synonyms: culmination
3.climax - the moment of most intense pleasure in sexual intercourse
4.climax - the most severe stage of a disease
5.climax - arrangement of clauses in ascending order of forcefulness
Verb1.climax - end, especially to reach a final or climactic stage; "The meeting culminated in a tearful embrace"
Synonyms: culminate
achieve satisfaction, acme of perfection, act of love, adultery, all, aphrodisia, apogee, apoplexy, ass, balling, bench mark, bitter end, breakup, brow, button up, cap, capstone, cardinal point, carnal knowledge, carry to completion, cataclysm, catastrophe, ceiling, chief thing, clean up, close out, close up, cloud nine, cohabitation, coition, coitus, coitus interruptus, come, commerce, complete, completion, conclude, conclusion, congress, connection, consummate, content, convulsion, copestone, copula, copulation, core, cornerstone, coupling, crest, crisis, critical point, crossroads, crown, crux, culmen, culminate, denouement, diastrophism, diddling, disaster, edge, ejaculate, end, end result, essence, essential, essential matter, extreme, extreme limit, extremity, final result, final stroke, final touch, finale, finalize, finish, finish off, finish up, finisher, finishing stroke, fit, fornication, frost, fundamental, get done, get it over, get off, get through, get through with, gist, gravamen, great point, head, heart, heaven, heavens, high noon, high point, highest degree, highest pitch, highest point, ice, important thing, intercourse, intimacy, issue, kernel, keystone, landmark, last act, last stroke, last touch, last word, limit, lovemaking, main point, main thing, making it with, marital relations, marriage act, material point, mating, maximum, meat, meridian, milestone, mop up, mountaintop, ne plus ultra, no place higher, noon, nth degree, nub, onanism, orgasm, outtop, overarch, overthrow, overtop, ovum, pareunia, paroxysm, payoff, perfect, perfection, pink, pink of perfection, pinnacle, pitch, pith, pivot, please, point, pole, procreation, quake, reach orgasm, real issue, relations, ridge, round out, salient point, satisfy, screwing, seventh heaven, sex, sex act, sexual climax, sexual commerce, sexual congress, sexual intercourse, sexual relations, sexual union, sine qua non, sky, sleeping with, spasm, sperm, spire, stroke, substance, substantive point, surmount, temblor, terminate, termination, the bottom line, the point, the whole, tidal wave, tip, tip-top, top, top off, top out, tsunami, turning point, ultimate, upheaval, upmost, upper extremity, uppermost, utmost, utmost extent, uttermost, venery, vertex, very top, wind up, wrap up, zenith
Translate Climax to Spanish, Translate Climax to German, Translate Climax to French
Browse
Climacterical
Climactic
Climatal
Climatarchic
Climate
climate change
Climatic
climatic zone
Climatical
climatically
Climatize
Climatography
Climatological
Climatologist
Climatology
Climature
-- Climax --
Climb
climb down
climb on
climb up
climb-down
Climbable
Climber
Climbing
climbing bird's nest fern
climbing bittersweet
climbing boneset
climbing corydalis
climbing fern
climbing frame
climbing fumitory
climbing hemp-vine
Definitions Index: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About this site and copyright information - Online Dictionary Home