Definitions of culminate:
  • verb:   reach the highest or most decisive point
  • verb:   bring to a head or to the highest point
    Example: "Seurat culminated pointillism"
  • verb:   end, especially to reach a final or climactic stage
    Example: "The meeting culminated in a tearful embrace"
  • verb:   rise to, or form, a summit
    Example: "The helmet culminated in a crest"
  • verb:   of a celestial body: reach its highest altitude or the meridian

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