culminative

[kuhl-muh-ney-tiv]
adjective Linguistics.
(of stress or tone accent) serving to indicate the number of independent words or the important points in an utterance by assigning prominence to one syllable in each word or close-knit group of words.

Origin:
culminate + -ive

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