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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of climax.

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Examples

  • The celebration of radical self-expression climaxed late Saturday night with the torching of its 40-foot signature effigy.

    Burning Man festival

  • If she chose to stay on the line as O'Reilly "climaxed," and if she was indeed taping it, then she was consciously enabling—even staging—the very trauma for which she is now seeking multi-million-dollar recompense.

    Archive 2004-10-01

  • So I thought the night after that whole barrage kind of climaxed, it would be a good opportunity to offer people a chance to spend ninety minutes and find out why this thing happened.

    Democracy Now!

  • The election caps a bizarre week of charges and countercharges that climaxed with Mr. Blatter promising to revamp an organization he has dominated since becoming president in 1998.

    President of Soccer Body Is Re-Elected

  • But as August climaxed, they would have to leave, and anti-black organizations planned to attack during this weak point.

    Dominique James: Belafonte's Song: A Call to the Youth

  • As the upheavals climaxed, Witte persuaded the tsar to sign the “Manifesto of October 17,” in effect replacing absolutism with constitutional monarchy.

    The Return

  • The orgasm that had already begun continually spiraled through my body, growing more intense with every thrust until I climaxed again—this time so hard that my vision blurred and a sob tore from my throat.

    My Fair Succubi

  • The research climaxed in October 2006 when North Korea first tested a half-megaton nuclear device.

    North Korean Leader Kim Jong Il Is Dead

  • Over the course of the three-hour meeting, which climaxed with a lavish lunch of lamb and goat meat, reporters called in news about the press conference on their satellite phones.

    The Longest War

  • As the upheavals climaxed, Witte persuaded the tsar to sign the “Manifesto of October 17,” in effect replacing absolutism with constitutional monarchy.

    The Return

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