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climax

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈklaɪmæks/
the most exciting or important part of something: [usually singular] The climax of her career was winning a gold medal. →  Opposite anticlimax Accounts and storiesSummaries and summarisingExciting and interestingHigher and lower points of achievementSuccess and achievementsFailures
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