adjective see climax I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • climaxless — adjective Without a climax. Thus a tragedy such as Tanias feeds comedies such as Celines: a comedy here is the continuous, endless, climaxless performance of tragedies …   Wiktionary

  • climax — I. noun Etymology: Late Latin, from Greek klimax, literally, ladder, from klinein to lean Date: circa 1550 1. a figure of speech in which a series of phrases or sentences is arranged in ascending order of rhetorical forcefulness 2. a. the highest …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Paul Bowles — Paul Frederic Bowles (December 30, 1910 – November 18, 1999) was an American expatriate composer, author, and translator.Following a cultured middle class upbringing in New York City, during which he displayed a talent for music and writing,… …   Wikipedia

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