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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"

    Synonyms:
    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"

    Synonyms:
    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

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

  4. climax(noun)

    the most severe stage of a disease

    Synonyms:
    orgasm, culmination, sexual climax, flood tide, coming

  5. climax(verb)

    arrangement of clauses in ascending order of forcefulness

    Synonyms:
    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"

    Synonyms:
    culminate, climax

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. climax(n.)

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

  2. climax(n.)

    Synonyms:
    highest point, greatest degree

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

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


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