Answer: the turning point of the action in the plot of the story. usually the
moment of greatest suspense/tension.
Word Origin mid 16th century (in rhetoric): from late Latin from Greek klimax 'ladder climax'. The sense 'culmination' arose in the late 18th century.
Scrabble Points: 17
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Climax definition is - a figure of speech in which a series of phrases or sentences is arranged in ascending order of rhetorical forcefulness. How to use climax in a sentence.
Climax : Directed by Gaspar NoƩ. With Sofia Boutella Romain Guillermic Souheila Yacoub Kiddy Smile. French dancers gather in a remote empty school building to rehearse on a wintry night.
noun the highest or most intense point in the development or resolution of something; culmination: His career reached its climax when he was elected president. (in a dramatic or literary work) a decisive moment that is of maximum intensity or is a major turning point in a plot.
Climax celebrates then tears down human behaviors with all the passion technical mastery and manipulation we have come to expect from th...