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Synonyms for climaxˈklaɪ mæks

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. climax, flood tide(noun)

    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"

    rising tide, flood tide, climax, sexual climax, coming, orgasm, culmination, flood

  2. climax, culmination(noun)

    the decisive moment in a novel or play

    "the deathbed scene is the climax of the play"

    windup, flood tide, sexual climax, climax, apogee, mop up, coming, orgasm, closing, culmination, completion

  3. orgasm, climax, sexual climax, coming(noun)

    the moment of most intense pleasure in sexual intercourse

    approach, flood tide, climax, sexual climax, advent, coming, orgasm, approaching, culmination

  4. climax(noun)

    the most severe stage of a disease

    orgasm, culmination, sexual climax, flood tide, coming

  5. climax(verb)

    arrangement of clauses in ascending order of forcefulness

    orgasm, culmination, sexual climax, flood tide, coming

  6. culminate, climax(verb)

    end, especially to reach a final or climactic stage

    "The meeting culminated in a tearful embrace"

    culminate, climax

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. climax(n.)

    (Rhet.) gradation (in the structure of sentences), gradual rise

  2. climax(n.)

    highest point, greatest degree

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

culmination, peak, orgasm, apogee, height, pinnacle, upsurge

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