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culminate
used in Great Expectations

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reach the highest or most decisive or final stage
  • The disgrace attendant on his immediately afterwards taking to crowing and pursuing me across the bridge with crows, as from an exceedingly dejected fowl who had known me when I was a blacksmith, culminated the disgrace with which I left the town, and was, so to speak, ejected by it into the open country.
    Chapter 30 (26% in)

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