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    Using the Right Word: climactic, climatic

    Tuesday, October 06, 2009

    Climactic refers to the climax, or high point, of an event; climatic refers to the climate, or weather conditions.

    Because we are using the open-air amphitheater, climatic conditions in these foothills will just about guarantee the wind gusts we need for the climactic third act.

    (From Write for Business, page 227, and Proofreader's Guide PDF, page 39)