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used in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

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the most exciting or important part of a story, musical piece, or other thing that has a series of events
  • The strain upon pent emotion reached its climax when the boy said: "—and as the doctor fetched the board around and Muff Potter fell, Injun Joe jumped with the knife and—"
    Chapter 23 (98% in)
climax = most intense period
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