verb (used without object), cul·mi·nat·ed, cul·mi·nat·ing.
verb (used with object), cul·mi·nat·ed, cul·mi·nat·ing.
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Examples from the Web for culminating
Over the next few years, a chasm would open up between the Party and the KGB, culminating with the failed coup in August 1991.
A typical number would last 20 minutes or more during this culminating phase of his musical evolution.
The problem, as many an emperor could confirm, is that culminating points are easiest to identify in retrospect.
A flurry of emails continued over the weekend, culminating in what they claimed were $2 million in new donations.
What followed, instead, was a year of inaction, culminating in a government shutdown and a stand-off over the fiscal cliff.The Deal Has Passed, But Don’t Hold Your Breath for Bipartisanship|Jamelle Bouie|December 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Musically 'Lohengrin' marks the culminating point of Wagner's earlier manner.The Opera|R.A. Streatfeild
To my mind, Mozart is the culminating point of all beauty in the sphere of music.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky|Modeste Tchaikovsky
At St. Andrews the three colleges were to have separate functions, not clashing, and culminating in Divinity.John Knox and the Reformation|Andrew Lang
The law of laicisation constitutes the culminating point in the life of Jules Ferry.The War Upon Religion|Rev. Francis A. Cunningham
Down, and the country becomes hilly and irregular, culminating about Cross Keys on the old Dublin coach-road.