climactic(redirected from climacticly)
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cli·mac·tic(klī-măk′tĭk) also cli·mac·ti·cal (-tĭ-kəl)
Relating to or constituting a climax.
consisting of, involving, or causing a climax
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
pertaining to or coming to a climax.
[1870–75; from climax]
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|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"