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adjective as in climactic

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The notebook contains within it a dare for whoever picks it up, a scavenger hunt through the store that culminates in reciting Joni Mitchell’s “River” from a small stage to a mostly empty room.

From Vox

Hogan added several chapters about his actions in the coronavirus crisis, culminating in his purchase of the first South Korean tests.

All this culminated in the untimely and unethical use of CRISPR by the scientist He Jiankui to edit the germline DNA of human embryos, an irresponsible and cavalier act that affected the heredity of two girls forever.

Express forecastForecast in detailOur fantastic stretch of weather culminates today with the seventh Nice Day stamp, as partly to mostly sunny skies and highs in the 70s dominate yet again.

This full and balanced wine from the Napa Valley boasts aromas of lychee, citrus, apple pie, and peach, all culminating in a lengthy finish.

From Fortune

Over the next few years, a chasm would open up between the Party and the KGB, culminating with the failed coup in August 1991.

A typical number would last 20 minutes or more during this culminating phase of his musical evolution.

The problem, as many an emperor could confirm, is that culminating points are easiest to identify in retrospect.

A flurry of emails continued over the weekend, culminating in what they claimed were $2 million in new donations.

What followed, instead, was a year of inaction, culminating in a government shutdown and a stand-off over the fiscal cliff.

The battle continued to rage with increasing violence, the culminating point being reached on November 11.

And there was much love for him in the world—culminating in his own household.

Disturbances culminating in Miocene times once more produced terrestrial conditions.

His wife accompanied him, and now there began for them the culminating and most critical period of their lives.

West of this stands the lumpy Mukchung-simo group, with its culminating point lying south, 24 W.


On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to culminating, such as: crowning, peak, supreme, and ultimate.

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