climactic

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

climactic (comparative more climactic, superlative most climactic)

  1. Of, pertaining to, or constituting a climax; reaching a decisive moment or point of greatest tension.
    • The race ended in a climactic, neck-and-neck scramble for the finish line.

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Do not confuse with climatic, which relates to climate.