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English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: climax klimaks
English → English (WordNet) Definition: climax climax n 1: 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” [syn: flood tide ] 2: the decisive moment in a novel or play; “the deathbed scene is the climax of the play” [syn: culmination] 3: the moment of most intense pleasure in sexual intercourse [syn: orgasm, sexual climax, coming] 4: the most severe stage of a disease 5: arrangement of clauses in ascending order of forcefulness v : end, especially to reach a final or climactic stage; “The meeting culminated in a tearful embrace” [syn: culminate]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Climax Climax \Cli"max\, n. [L., from Gr. ? ladder, staircase, fr. ? to make to bend, to lean. See Ladder, Lean, v. i.] 1. Upward movement; steady increase; gradation; ascent. --Glanvill. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] “Tribulation worketh patience, patience experience, and experience hope” -- a happy climax. --J. D. Forbes. [1913 Webster] 3. The highest point; the greatest degree. [1913 Webster] We must look higher for the climax of earthly good. --I. Taylor. [1913 Webster] To cap the climax, to surpass everything, as in excellence or in absurdity. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]


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