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climax

 [kli´maks]
the period of greatest intensity, as in the course of a disease.

cli·max

(klī'maks),
1. The height or acme of a disease; its stage of greatest severity.
2. Synonym(s): orgasm
[G. klimax, staircase]

climax

/cli·max/ (kli´maks) the period of greatest intensity, as in the course of a disease (crisis), or in sexual excitement (orgasm).

climax

[klī′maks]
Etymology: Gk, klimax, ladder
a peak of intensity, such as a sexual orgasm or the high point of a fever.

climax

The peak of an orgasm; the point in time when a (sexual) sensation is the greatest.

climax

Orgasm, see there.

cli·max

(klī'maks)
1. The height or acme of a disease; its stage of greatest severity.
2. Synonym(s): orgasm.
[G. klimax, staircase]

climax

1. A point of maximal intensity in a progression of events.
2. An ORGASM.

climax

a plant community that has reached stability and is in equilibrium with the climatic conditions appertaining at the time; for example, oak woodland in Britain. A SUCCESSION of climaxes resulting from climatic change is called a clisere, though some climax communities are the result of human interference; for example, the felling of woodland has resulted in the loss of the oak woodland, the natural climax community in lowland Britain, and of the pine forest which is the natural climax in the Highlands of Scotland.

cli·max

(klī'maks)
1. The height or acme of a disease; its stage of greatest severity.
2. Colloq. an orgasm.
[G. klimax, staircase]

climax

the period of greatest intensity, as in the course of a disease.
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Also, you don't always have to climax during penetrative sex, so maybe take the pressure off yourself and try other ways during lovemaking.
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Some pilgrims who had completed the first round of three stoning rituals late on Sunday, performed Eid prayers at the Grand Mosque, after men shaved their heads and bought sacrifical animals, marking the end of the Hajj climax.
It is the climax of a day of activities celebrating the folk music development agency established by Anderson and Ros Rigby.
The series reaches its climax as the finalists are given a week to create and launch a new and original male fragrance.
THIS weekend sees the climax of the season at Caldy with the 65th annual Caldy Sevens on Sunday.
Most SSSIs will have some form of climax vegetation, often in the UK maintained by human intervention - grazing of grasslands or fire and grazing in heathlands and so on, woodland being our ultimate climax if there is no intervention.
The sexuality of the piece reaches its climax when the faun simulates masturbation with the scarf of his favorite maiden.