Relating to a climax.

The pinnacle of an experience; the moment at which all buildup is suddenly released.

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.


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