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cli·mac·tic

 (klī-măk′tĭk) also cli·mac·ti·cal (-tĭ-kəl)
adj.
Relating to or constituting a climax.

cli·mac′ti·cal·ly adv.

climactic

(klaɪˈmæktɪk) or

climactical

adj
consisting of, involving, or causing a climax
cliˈmactically adv
Usage: Climatic is sometimes wrongly used where climactic is meant. Climatic is properly used to talk about things relating to climate; climactic is used to describe something which forms a climax

cli•mac•tic

(klaɪˈmæk tɪk)

also cli•mac′ti•cal,



adj.
pertaining to or coming to a climax.
[1870–75; from climax]
cli•mac′ti•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.climactic - consisting of or causing a climax; "a climactic development"
anticlimactic - coming after the climax especially of a dramatic or narrative plot; "everything after the discovery of the murderer was anticlimactic"

climactic

adjective crucial, central, critical, peak, decisive, paramount, pivotal the film's climactic scene

climactic

adjective
Of or constituting a climax:
Translations

climactic

[klaɪˈmæktɪk] ADJculminante

climactic

adj the conclusion was climactic in the extremeder Schluss war ein absoluter Höhepunkt; a climactic sceneein Höhepunkt

climactic

[klaɪˈmæktɪk] adjculminante
References in classic literature ?
But when the story reaches dramatic moments there is ample compensation; no novelist has more magnificent power in dramatic scenes, such, for instance, as in the climactic series in 'Vanity Fair.
Even the heartwarming finale, in which Roger exclaims about how lucky he is to have loved the people he's loved in his life, is borrowed from the climactic scene of Scott McPherson's play and movie Marvin's Room.
In the climactic quartet, paired dancers, laid out like corpses beside small piles of their belongings, move in perfect unison without visual cues: hands reach; arms twine across chests that lift with a sigh.
Darling) and the climactic sword fight between the pirates and the Lost Boys.
Nobbs pretty much steals the show just by playing with his hair, though Siegfried is also quietly powerful, especially in the climactic scene.
The Company's actual results, performance or achievements could differ materially from those expressed or implied in this release as a result of many factors, including but not limited to competition within the energy industry, climactic conditions, capital markets volatility, the performance of Atlas Pipeline Partners, L.
What we hear during the climactic "Live, Laugh, Love" sequence actually matches the libretto's description: "Everything we've seen and heard all evening is going on at once, as if the night's experience were being vomited.
There's everything from a John Woo pistol-pointing standoff, double-dutched and morphed into a wild cat fight with hair and handcuffs, to a climactic sword fight.
This could turn out to be the best coastal showdown since Sunday Silence and Easy Goer had their climactic meeting in the 1989 Breeders' Cup Classic at Gulfstream Park in Florida.
The most original number in the show is the climactic "Tunnel of Love.
The Partnership's actual results, performance or achievements could differ materially from those expressed or implied in this release as a result of certain factors, including competition within the energy industry, climactic conditions and the price of gas in the Appalachian region and Mid-Continent area, actual versus projected volumetric production from wells connected to the Partnership's gas-gathering pipeline system, and the cost of supplies and services in the energy industry.
But the film's best scenes remain its easiest to stage: the romantic tension between Croft and Sheridan, which comes to a truly moving climactic decision.