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Synonyms for culmination
ˌkʌl məˈneɪ ʃəncul·mi·na·tion

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  1. culmination

    Synonyms:
    consummation, zenith, acme, meridian, apex, success, completion

    Antonyms:
    fall, descent, decline, failure, downfall, degradation, defeat, abortion

Princeton's WordNet

  1. apogee, culminationnoun

    a final climactic stage

    "their achievements stand as a culmination of centuries of development"

    Synonyms:
    mop up, apogee, completion, windup, closing, climax

  2. culminationnoun

    (astronomy) a heavenly body's highest celestial point above an observer's horizon

    Synonyms:
    windup, mop up, apogee, completion, closing, climax

  3. climax, culminationnoun

    the decisive moment in a novel or play

    "the deathbed scene is the climax of the play"

    Synonyms:
    windup, flood tide, sexual climax, climax, apogee, mop up, coming, orgasm, closing, completion

  4. completion, culmination, closing, windup, mop upnoun

    a concluding action

    Synonyms:
    shutdown, windup, closedown, end, shutting, climax, apogee, mop up, pass completion, closing, completion, conclusion, ending, close, closure

Editors Contribution

  1. punch line

    Submitted by acronimous on January 16, 2018  

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How to use culmination in a sentence?

  1. Kane Ray:

    In the A320 family, accidents and incidents range from fan-cowl detachment, landing gear collapse, bird strikes right through to hull-losses through pilot error, most aircraft have teething problems and in most cases these are eradicated. Very rarely, these issues cause disasters -- largely because of a culmination of factors that lead to the event.

  2. Leo Varadkar:

    What we see is the culmination of a quiet revolution that has been taking place in Ireland over the last couple of decades.

  3. John Tory:

    This championship is the culmination of years of patience, support, devotion and belief. Toronto has proven that it is a basketball city and that the game thrives in The North.

  4. Hadia Hasaballah:

    The decision to abolish the public order law is a culmination of the courageous struggles of women for 30 years, women martyrs deserve it.

  5. Cicely Tyson:

    This is a culmination of all those years of haves and have nots.


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