Definition for AN-TI-CLI'MAX

AN-TI-CLI'MAX, n. [Gr. αντι, opposite, and κλιμαξ, climax. See Climate.]

A sentence in which the ideas fall or become less important and striking at the close, opposed to climax. For example, Next comes Dalhousie, the great God of war, / Lieutenant Col'nel to the Earl of Mar.

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