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synonyms for climactic

  • crowning
  • decisive
  • critical
  • crucial
  • culminating
  • peak
  • supreme
See also synonyms for: climactically
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Shooting for something magicalIn a nod to Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, the performance was to be punctuated at its two most climactic moments by the firing of a small, antique cannon.
REVISITING ‘THE VISITORS’: AN ORAL HISTORY OF RAGNAR KJARTANSSON’S MULTIMEDIA MASTERPIECESEBASTIAN SMEE, GABRIEL FLORIT, JOANNE LEEJULY 23, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It was an invitation to release and an official closing of such a climactic experience.
THE PROBLEM WITH CELEBRATING THE SELFLESSNESS OF MOTHERSANNA MALAIKA TUBBSMAY 7, 2021TIME
These interconnected shows, along with future stories, will excite new audiences, embrace our most passionate fans, and will culminate in a climactic story event.
DISNEY+ DROPS ANDOR TEASER, ANNOUNCES GAZILLION OTHER STAR WARS PROJECTSJENNIFER OUELLETTEDECEMBER 11, 2020ARS TECHNICA
An authoritarian who is also, unsurprisingly, a run-first play-caller, Kilmer is ultimately thrown off the team by the players and is not on the sideline for West Canaan High School’s climactic win.
WHO’S THE MOST CHAOTIC MOVIE FOOTBALL COACH?JOSH HERMSMEYERDECEMBER 4, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
All in all, Saturday night’s pay-per-view proceedings were a smashing success despite the final result, an anti-climactic draw in front of a nearly empty Staples Center amid the novel coronavirus pandemic.
IN AN ENTERTAINING SPECTACLE, MIKE TYSON AND ROY JONES JR. BATTLE TO A DRAW IN LOS ANGELESGENE WANGNOVEMBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
It is striking just now to notice the double key-note of that closing climactic book of this old Bible.
QUIET TALKS WITH WORLD WINNERSS. D. GORDON
And a climactic treasure hunt among the subterranean Martian labyrinths.
THE MATING OF THE MOONSKENNETH O'HARA
Maybe the fourth or the eighth step will be "climactic" steps, especially arranged to make a climax in the dance and win applause.
THE ART OF STAGE DANCINGNED WAYBURN
So we put a climactic "trick" step in for a finish, and then we top that with the exit, and the exit must be a surprise.
THE ART OF STAGE DANCINGNED WAYBURN
The subjective is in order to the objective, as the final outward climactic reach of God's great love-plan for a world.
QUIET TALKS ON PRAYERS. D. (SAMUEL DICKEY) GORDON
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WORDS RELATED TO CLIMACTIC

  • acute
  • bottom-line
  • central
  • clamorous
  • climactic
  • compelling
  • deciding
  • decisive
  • desperate
  • dire
  • essential
  • hanging by thread
  • high-priority
  • imperative
  • insistent
  • momentous
  • necessary
  • on thin ice
  • pivotal
  • pressing
  • searching
  • showdown
  • touch and go
  • touchy
  • urgent
  • vital
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