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culmination

cul·mi·na·tion

culmination

 
 
pronunciation:
kuhl mih neI shn
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of culminating.
similar words:
consummation
definition 2: the highest point; zenith; climax.
The culmination of his career was when he became a principal dancer with the Royal Ballet.
similar words:
acme, apex, climax, head, height, peak, summit, zenith