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watershed

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of watershed

  1. a point in a chain of events at which an important change (as in one's fortunes) occurs <a watershed moment in her life came when she inherited a reasonable sum of money and was able to start her own coffee shop> Synonyms climacteric, climax, corner, landmark, milepost, milestone, turning pointRelated Words break, capper, clincher, crusher, highlight, topper; conversion, metamorphosis, transfiguration, transformation, turnabout, turnaround; boiling point, breaking point, clutch, conjuncture, crisis, crossroad(s), crunch, crunch time, Dunkirk, emergency, exigency, extremity, flash point, head, juncture, zero hour





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