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culminant Syllabification: cul·mi·nant
Pronunciation: /ˈkəlmənənt/

Definition of culminant in English:


At or forming the top or highest point.
Example sentences
  • But if those are not ‘starting points’ (because the start is just another terminus, because trauma is both constitutive and culminant) what is the result?
  • This brief delirium is, however, only a foretaste of the culminant visual disturbance in the novel.
  • The translation represents Dante's autobiography as a prolepsis of the culminant visions in the Paradiso.
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