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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Consisting of or causing a peak of momentum.

Usage examples (37)
  • A climactic development
  • And oddly, since you mention The Crucible: I have a term for certain climactic moments, a "God's Icy Wind" moment.
  • That last scene in the desert w/Tony was the right note to end the series. what occured afterward was post-climactic from a thematic standpoint.
  • In scientific terms, they are called climactic pulses. for more
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