Synonyms for climax

Synonyms for (noun) climax

Synonyms: climax, coming, sexual climax, orgasm

Definition: the moment of most intense pleasure in sexual intercourse

Similar words: consummation

Definition: the act of bringing to completion or fruition

Synonyms: culmination, climax

Definition: the decisive moment in a novel or play

Usage: the deathbed scene is the climax of the play

Similar words: minute, moment, second, instant

Definition: a particular point in time

Usage: the moment he arrived the party began

Synonyms: climax

Definition: arrangement of clauses in ascending order of forcefulness

Similar words: rhetorical device

Definition: a use of language that creates a literary effect (but often without regard for literal significance)

Synonyms: flood tide, climax

Definition: the highest point of anything conceived of as growing or developing or unfolding

Usage: the climax of the artist's career; in the flood tide of his success

Similar words: occasion, juncture

Definition: an event that occurs at a critical time

Usage: at such junctures he always had an impulse to leave; it was needed only on special occasions

Synonyms: climax

Definition: the most severe stage of a disease

Similar words: level, stage, point, degree

Definition: a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process

Usage: a remarkable degree of frankness; at what stage are the social sciences?

Synonyms for (verb) climax

Synonyms: climax, culminate

Definition: end, especially to reach a final or climactic stage

Usage: The meeting culminated in a tearful embrace

Similar words: cease, stop, terminate, finish, end

Definition: have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical

Usage: the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed; Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other; My property ends by the bushes; The symphony ends in a pianissimo

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