climactic / climatic

climactic / climatic
   Climactic refers to the peak: Wendell sneezed right at the climactic moment of a movie.
   Climatic refers to the climate and weather: New Monia is known for its dramatic climatic changes.

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  • climactic, climatic — Climactic pertains to climax, the final and most forceful one of a series of ideas or events: The duel was the climactic scene of the drama. Climatic pertains to climate, or weather conditions: Edith likes climatic conditions in the Virgin… …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • climactic / climatic —    Climactic refers to the peak: Wendell sneezed right at the climactic moment of a movie.    Climatic refers to the climate and weather: New Monia is known for its dramatic climatic changes …   Confused words

  • climactic, climatic, climacteric —    Climactic means appearing at a climax ( the climactic scene in a movie ); climatic means having to do with climate and weather ( the climatic conditions of the Brazilian rain forest ); climacteric is a noun signifying a time of important… …   Dictionary of troublesome word

  • climactic, climatic, climacteric —    Climactic means appearing at a climax ( the climactic scene in a movie ); climatic means having to do with climate and weather ( the climatic conditions of the Brazilian rain forest ); climacteric is a noun signifying a time of important… …   Dictionary of troublesome word

  • climactic, climatic, climacteric —    Climactic means appearing at a climax ( the climactic scene in a movie ); climatic means having to do with climate and weather ( the climatic conditions of the Brazilian rain forest ); climacteric is a noun signifying a time of important… …   Dictionary of troublesome word

  • climactic — climactic, climatic, climacteric Climactic means ‘forming a climax’ and is a favourite word of sports reporters and theatre critics • (I pleasurably recall the climactic, closing minutes of the first act Evening Standard, 2006) climatic means… …   Modern English usage

  • climatic — climactic, climatic, climacteric Climactic means ‘forming a climax’ and is a favourite word of sports reporters and theatre critics • (I pleasurably recall the climactic, closing minutes of the first act Evening Standard, 2006) climatic means… …   Modern English usage

  • climactic — See climactic, climatic …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • climatic — See climactic, climatic …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • climactic —  , climatic, climacteric  Climactic means appearing at a climax ( the climactic scene in a movie ); climatic means having to do with climate and weather ( the climatic conditions of the Brazilian rainforest ); climacteric is a noun signifying a… …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

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