The point of best intensity or force in an ascending show or progression; a culmination. See Synonyms at summit.
a number of statements or tips in an ascending order of rhetorical force or intensity.
The final declaration this kind of a set.
a second of great or culminating strength in a narrative or drama, particularly the summary of a crisis.
The turning point in a plot or dramatic activity.
A stage in ecological development where a residential area of organisms, especially flowers, is stable and capable of perpetuating itself. Also called climax neighborhood.
The point of best intensity or power in an ascending series; a culmination
The turning part of a plot or perhaps in dramatic activity, specifically one establishing a change in the protagonist's matters.
A stage of ecological development where a residential district of organisms, is steady and effective at perpetuating itself.
: Ordering of terms in increasing order of importance or magnitude.
Upward motion; steady boost; gradation; ascent.
A figure where components of a sentence or paragraph are organized that each and every succeeding one rises above its predecessor in impressiveness.
the greatest point; the greatest degree.
In rhetoric, initially, these types of an arrangement of consecutive conditions that the last important word of one is duplicated because the very first crucial word of another; gathered epanastrophe; therefore (because this arrangement is typically adopted for the sake of graduated upsurge in force or emphasis), a figure through which some clauses or expressions is indeed arranged that all subsequently surpasses the preceding one in power of appearance or importance of meaning. See anticlimax.
In logic: A sorites, or string of reasoning.
The sophism called sorites (which see).
The highest point of power, development, etc.; the culmination; acme: since, he was then within orgasm of their fortunes.
probably the most serious phase of a disease
the decisive minute in a novel or play
arrangement of conditions in ascending order of forcefulness
as soon as of all intense satisfaction in sexual intercourse
the highest point of everything conceived of as growing or developing or unfolding