pertaining to or coming to a climax: the climactic scene of a play.
Also, climactical.

1870–75; from climax, perhaps on model of syntax, syntactic

climactically, adverb
nonclimactic, adjective
nonclimactical, adjective
unclimactic, adjective

climactic, climatic. Unabridged
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climactic or climactical (klaɪˈmæktɪk, klaɪˈmæktɪkəl)
consisting of, involving, or causing a climax
climactical or climactical
cli'mactically or climactical

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Word Origin & History

1872, from climax, apparently on the analogy of syntax/syntactic.
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Example sentences
Two mean white rednecks ring in the climactic cliché.
Calculating climactic changes is a tricky business, and temperature is by no
  means the whole story.
But they never make the climactic change, and the sagas continue.
At a certain point, great size becomes the reason why these species cannot
  adapt to a major climactic change.
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