Climax

Definition of Climax

Cli´max
n.1.Upward movement; steady increase; gradation; ascent.
2.(Rhet.) A figure in which the parts of a sentence or paragraph are so arranged that each succeeding one rises above its predecessor in impressiveness.
"Tribulation worketh patience, patience experience, and experience hope" - a happy climax.
- J. D. Forbes.
3.The highest point; the greatest degree.
We must look higher for the climax of earthly good.
- I. Taylor.
To cap the climax
to surpass everything, as in excellence or in absurdity.

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