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Climax

A situation in which a security's price has risen (or fallen) very quickly and very high (or low) on heavy trading volume. A climax is often followed by steep price correction. See also: Buying climax, Selling climax, Reversion to the mean.

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As I have begun to suggest, the tension between these future-visions--and the voices that embody them--erupts most powerfully in the novel's double climaxes. The verbal performances of the church meeting model an inclusive, heteroglossic world in which both dialect and black "standard" speech occupy discrete spaces and yet interact and intersect in community-building exchanges.
But, even though she says everything is fine, Emma doesn't even cry out when she climaxes.
Medical psychologist Manfred Schedlowski who is also involved in the research confirmed that the climaxes were also of a better quality.