Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of climax.

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Examples

  • The Lib Dems especially need to work fast on these matters, as it's the only way of increasing their numbers of MPs - although they frequently fail to hold on into the long term - a kind of climaxing too early syndrome experienced by Rennard and his boys.

    Labour MP Dies

  • Our narrator tries to make his life conform to patterns, to force it into order and meaning, climaxing in events that only confirm and disastrously reinforce the closed loop his life has become.

    Point of View in Fiction

  • Five matches into the Cook era player and coach will be delighted, and maybe even privately a little surprised, by the abruptness of Cook's reinvention: firstly as man of the series with 298 runs at 74.5 and – get this – a Sehwag-ish strike rate of 96.75, and also by Cook's impressive command of his team in the field, climaxing in a perspiration‑free marshalling of the tight finish on Saturday.

    Andy Flower calls it right for England ahead of Indian summer

  • The seven-minute video, apparently shown during his "Violent Torpedo of Truth" tour, turns into a music video, climaxing with a clip of Scarface's Tony Montana Al Pacino shooting Sheen and company dead in a pool.

    VIDEO: Charlie Sheen Spoofs 20/20 Interview

  • There was something on loveline w/Dr. Drew that suggested that some women have trouble climaxing with men due to the use of vibrators, I think that the vibrators were considered overstimulatory so the women developed a higher threshold and did not respond to regular sensory cues.

    Duke University official concerned that sex toy study will make students want to "just sit around and masturbate" - Boing Boing

  • Eisenhower arrived at his office at 7:50 A.M., held two meetings, and a half hour later he and Mrs. Eisenhower departed for Union Station to board a train to New York for a day of campaigning, climaxing with a rally that night at Madison Square Garden.

    Eisenhower 1956

  • His sequence of large-scale, mainly mythological operas, climaxing in the four-evening-long Der Ring des Nibelungen (1876) and Parsifal (1882) are among man's most ambitious artistic works.

    Opera through the ages

  • Elsewhere, the two bring out the best in each other in a collage of Harold Arlen weather reports "Stormy Weather" and "When the Sun Comes Out", before climaxing with the Henry Mancini title song, showing that it's one of Leslie Bricusse 's best and most Johnny Mercer-like lyrics.

    Keeping Busy With Bebop Bigwigs

  • The first film of the two-part biopic, which is set for release at the end of next year, will deal with her life through to this time, reportedly climaxing with a 30-minute, effects-heavy wartime battle sequence.

    Indira Gandhi Biopic Recasts Helen Mirren As The Queen, Taps Tom Hanks For LBJ? » MTV Movies Blog

  • Eisenhower arrived at his office at 7:50 A.M., held two meetings, and a half hour later he and Mrs. Eisenhower departed for Union Station to board a train to New York for a day of campaigning, climaxing with a rally that night at Madison Square Garden.

    Eisenhower 1956

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