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  Definition of Culminate
  1. rise to, or form, a summit; "The helmet culminated in a crest"
  2. bring to a head or to the highest point; "Seurat culminated pointillism"
  3. end, especially to reach a final or climactic stage; "The meeting culminated in a tearful embrace"
  4. of a celestial body: reach its highest altitude or the meridian
  5. reach the highest or most decisive point
Similar Words: climax

 

Hyponyms: crown, top

 

Derivational Morphology: apogee, culmination, climax, flood tide, completion, closing, windup, mop up

 

 
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