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climactic (adj.)

"pertaining to a climax," 1832, from climax, apparently on the analogy of syntax/syntactic. Related: Climactical.

updated on May 31, 2013

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Definitions of climactic from WordNet

climactic (adj.)
consisting of or causing a climax;
a climactic development
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