climax


climax
01. Winning the silver medal at the World Championships was the [climax] of his athletic career.
02. At the [climax] of the music festival, all the top performers came out on stage together to play the last number.
03. A visit to Mecca was the [climax] of his pilgrimage in the Middle East.
04. Receiving the Nobel prize was a fitting [climax] to a long and distinguished career in the sciences.
05. At the [climax] of the novel, Gwyneth confesses her love for her best friend's husband, and then they fall into each other's arms.
06. My daughter screamed with fright at the [climax] of the horror movie.
07. Went I took my son to the movies, he had to go to the bathroom right at the [climax] of the film, so we missed the most important part.
08. The song "Day in the Life" by the Beatles [climaxes] with an incredible orchestral explosion of sound.
09. A long career in politics reached its [climax] when he was elected President of the United States.
10. In the play "Julius Caesar" by Shakespeare, the [climax] occurs at the end of Marc Antony's speech to the Roman public.
11. At the story's [climax], the young woman must decide between staying to care for her old mother, or running off with her lover to start a new life in America.
12. At the [climax] of the story "The Lord of the Rings," Frodo throws the ring of power into Mount Doom.
13. Yuko burst into tears at the [climax] of the film.
14. The play [climaxes] near the end of the fourth act.
15. He has a medical problem which prevents him from reaching a [climax] during sex.
16. They timed their lovemaking to reach a [climax] simultaneously.
17. Watching the sunset together - golds, purples, oranges, pinks flaming across the sky - was the [climax] to a perfect day.
18. J. Donald Walters once suggested that happiness is not a brilliant [climax] to years of grim struggle and anxiety. It is a long succession of little decisions simply to be happy in the moment.

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