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verb (culminat, ing)
  1. (intransitive) To reach the highest point; to build up to a climax.
Their messy breakup culminated in a restraining order.
http://www.nytimes.com/2006/09/12/opinion/12tue1.html?ex=1158292800&en=baef3598e5784194&ei=5087%0A New York Times After that, paths diverge. Mr. Bush has been marking the fifth anniversary of Sept. 11 with a series of speeches about terrorism that culminated with his televised address last night.
  1. (intransitive) terminate; to end or finish, especially in a climactic manner
The class will with a rigorous examination.
  1. (transitive) To bring to a conclusion, especially a decisive one.
The obstacle course culminates in the vaunted Leap of Death.

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