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culminate

cul·mi·nate

culminate

 
 
pronunciation:
kuhl mih neIt
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: culminated, culminates, culminating
definition: to arrive at a climax or conclusion (usu. fol. by in).
The celebration will culminate in fireworks.
similar words:
climax, end, peak, result
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to bring to a climax or conclusion.
similar words:
cap, climax, complement, crown
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