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culminate
used in Leaves of Grass

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Definition
reach the highest or most decisive or final stage
  • 4 And thou America, For the scheme's culmination, its thought and its reality, For these (not for thyself) thou hast arrived.
    Book 17 — BIRDS OF PASSAGE (9% in)
  • Not wan from Asia's fetiches, Nor red from Europe's old dynastic slaughter-house, (Area of murder-plots of thrones, with scent left yet of wars and scaffolds everywhere, But come from Nature's long and harmless throes, peacefully builded thence, These virgin lands, lands of the Western shore, To the new culminating man, to you, the empire new, You promis'd long, we pledge, we dedicate.
    Book 14 — Song of the Redwood-Tree (44% in)
  • O glad, exulting, culminating song!
    Book 32 — FROM NOON TO STARRY NIGHT (34% in)

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