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Origin of climacteric
OTHER WORDS FROM climactericcli·mac·ter·i·cal·ly, adverb
Words nearby climacteric
Example sentences from the Web for climacteric
I know I am at a climacteric for all men who live by their wits, so I do not despair.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
There were those who pretended that the climacteric years were fatal to political bodies as well as to individuals.The Mysteries of All Nations|James Grant
Yet the struggle for what was accomplished appears to have created a climacteric in the doer.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte|William Milligan Sloane
He was dizzily weak; collapse had quickly followed the climacteric excitement of being beside her, of speaking to her.To Him That Hath|Leroy Scott
Lorenzo the Magnificent had been ruling Florence for many years and was then at the climacteric of his fame.