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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 WordNet4.0 / 1 vote

  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

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  1. punch line

    Submitted by acronimous on January 16, 2018  

PPDB, the paraphrase database5.0 / 1 vote

  1. List of paraphrases for "culmination":

    climax, completion, coronation, peak, outcome, apogee, height, pinnacle, conclusion, highlight, apex

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How to use culmination in a sentence?

  1. Tom Herman:

    This is the culmination of a lot of hard work by some really dedicated young men that 10 months ago made a decision that they were going to go to work every day and do whatever it took to get through this season together, and they did. We had our ups and downs, but they never wavered. They never gave up hope. They never gave up confidence. They kept playing for each other. I couldnt be prouder of my team.

  2. Charlie Bracken:

    This is the culmination of a long journey.

  3. David Levinson in an interview:

    My father was left behind and in an agreement where there was a prisoner swap in the culmination and finalization of the Iran nuclear deal.

  4. Neil Patrick Harris:

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  5. Charlie Simpson:

    This has been sort of building for the last couple of years now, with us getting back, rebuilding our friendship, we went for a long time without really seeing each other so ... the culmination of all that happening today was pretty wild.


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