climax climax  /ˈklaɪ ˌmæks/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the highest point of anything conceived of as growing or developing or unfolding
  2. (n) the decisive moment in a novel or play
  3. (n) the moment of most intense pleasure in sexual intercourse
  4. (n) the most severe stage of a disease
  5. (n) arrangement of clauses in ascending order of forcefulness
  6. (v) end, especially to reach a final or climactic stage

News

  1. Today in history: June 15, 2013

    In 1913: Ten barrels of Bohemian beer arrived in Happy Camp by pack train the previous Saturday night. The next day everybody in the town was drunk, five or six men and a few boys excepted. As a climax, Will Bellew took five shots at N.B. Baker. Bellow was of unsteady aim and he missed Baker every time.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Record Searchlight

  2. World Cup 2014: Iconic Moments from Past Finals

    The World Cup is exactly one year away. The 2014 finals will begin on June 12 next year, and the sense of anticipation is already beginning to build as qualification groups across the globe begin to reach their climax. Brazil will host the tournament next year, with Sao Paulo hosting the opening game, as Fifa .com confirmed. The World Cup finals are the pinnacle of any player's career, but will ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  3. 7 Ways The Microsoft Xbox One Can Fight Back Against The Sony PlayStation 4

    For many E3-watchers, the climax of the event came on Monday evening, when Andrew House, President and CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment, said with the lusty precision of a surgeon cutting a Thanksgiving turkey: I'm very proud to announce that PlayStation 4 will be available at $399. Given the rapturous boom-goes-the-dynamite applause, it was clear that his description of this price as "very ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Forbes

Quotes

  1. "I'm very excited to get the chance to bring the climax of this saga to life on screen. As fans of the series know, this is a one-of-a-kind book and we're hoping to create an equally unique cinematic experience," Condon said in a statement.
    on Apr 30, 2010 By: Bill Condon Source: Hindustan Times

  2. "Anytime that we have a chance to investigate something that can help our team win, were going to do it," Raiders coach Lane Kiffin said. "Obviously Daunte is something that weve been looking into for a little bit. This is kind of the climax...
    on Jul 30, 2007 By: Lane Kiffin Source: SportingNews.com

  3. "It is always an anti-climax to come from the San Siro to Wigan," the Arsenal boss said. "To go from playing in the Champions League against one of the biggest clubs in the world to one fighting for Premier League survival is always going to...
    on Mar 10, 2008 By: Arsene Wenger Source: ITV.com

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