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climax in Literature topic

climaxclimax2 verb 🔊 🔊 1 [intransitive, transitive]ALEXCITED if a situation, process, or story climaxes, it reaches its most important or exciting partclimax in/with 🔊 a series of special events climaxing with a spectacular fireworks show2 [intransitive]SYSEX/HAVE SEX WITH to have an orgasm→ See Verb table
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climaxAnd both of course climaxed a return to form by winning their respective championships last season.It had been a day of rare pleasure for Harry, climaxed by lunch with Heather at the villa.Burt Reynolds was just right but, as he climaxed, he called out for his wife.To that end it employed a mixture of bribery, smear and downright deceit, climaxing in a crescendo of scaremongering hysteria.Then came June and the steep climb in the number of cases that climaxed in August or September.The crescendo of firearms climaxed when a 20-year - old man accidentally shot and killed his girlfriend.climax in/withTo that end it employed a mixture of bribery, smear and downright deceit, climaxing in a crescendo of scaremongering hysteria.Then came June and the steep climb in the number of cases that climaxed in August or September.