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Wordnet 3.0


1. consisting of or causing a climax;
- Example: "a climactic development"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Climactic \Cli*mac"tic\, a. Of or pertaining to a climax; forming, or of the nature of, a climax, or ascending series. A fourth kind of parallelism . . . is still sufficiently marked to be noticed by the side of those described by Lowth, viz., climactic parallelism (sometimes called "ascending rhythm"). --S. R. Driver. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

climactic adj 1: consisting of or causing a climax; "a climactic development" [ant: anticlimactic]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

25 Moby Thesaurus words for "climactic": acmatic, apical, capital, chief, consummate, head, headmost, highest, maximal, maximum, meridian, meridional, overmost, paramount, preeminent, summital, supreme, tip-top, top, topmost, ultimate, upmost, uppermost, vertical, zenithal