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 Meanings and Examples of CULMINATE
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culminate
 v.  reach the highest or most decisive point; rise to summit
Classic Sentence:
1  If they were allowed their own way, every comedy would have a tragic ending, and every tragedy would culminate in a farce.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 8
2  Wellington held the village and the culminating plain; Ney had only the crest and the slope.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—THE PLATEAU OF MONT-SAINT-JEAN
3  If one places one's self at the culminating point of view of the question, Waterloo is intentionally a counter-revolutionary victory.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVII—IS WATERLOO TO BE CONSIDERED GOOD?
4  The situation of all in that fatal hour and that pitiless place, had as result and culminating point Enjolras' supreme melancholy.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V—THE HORIZON WHICH ONE BEHOLDS FROM THE SUMMIT O...
5  The ideal is nothing but the culminating point of logic, the same as the beautiful is nothing but the summit of the true.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XX—THE DEAD ARE IN THE RIGHT AND THE LIVING ARE N...
6  It was this culminating point that Jean Valjean had reached.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I—THE SEWER AND ITS SURPRISES
7  Afternoon naps were a custom of the country and never were they so necessary as on the all-day parties, beginning early in the morning and culminating in a ball.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
8  It was the farthest point of navigation and the culminating point of my experience.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Get Context   In I
9  The moral hesitation which decided the fate of battles was evidently culminating in a panic.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XX
10  It was as though all the weariness of the past months had culminated in the vacuity of that interminable evening.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
11  For this reason I will now lay before the reader the facts connected with Miss Violet Smith, the solitary cyclist of Charlington, and the curious sequel of our investigation, which culminated in unexpected tragedy.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IV. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SOLITARY CYCLIST
12  It culminated in a hurried outbreak of almost intolerably excessive shrieking, which stopped short, leaving us stiffened in a variety of silly attitudes, and obstinately listening to the nearly as appalling and excessive silence.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Get Context   In II
13  Those are the antecedents, and the culmination.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV
14  It was like bells rippling up and up to a culmination.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 10
15  Though her eyes were closed, one could easily imagine the light necessarily shining in them as the culmination of the luminous workmanship around.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 4 The Halt on the Turnpike Road
Example Sentence:
1  Wednesday's anniversary is to culminate in a recreation of the student march that started the Velvet Revolution.
2  A series of events for teachers and students will culminate in a Shakespeare festival next year.
3  Wherever he is satisfied with what he does, he has reached his culminating point--he will progress no more.
4  The storm culminated in one matchless effort that seemed likely to tear the island to pieces, blow it away, and deafen every creature in it.
5  Their marriage culminated their long friendship.
6  This massive autobiographical work was the logical culmination of her long career.
7  The space race reached its culmination in the first moon walk.
8  What we see in Iraq today is in many ways a culmination of what the I.S.I. has been trying to accomplish since its founding in 2006.
9  Wednesday's anniversary culminates in a recreation of the student march that started the Velvet Revolution.