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climacteric

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of climacteric

  1. of, relating to, or being a major turning point as the war reached its climacteric phase, the atrocities dramatically increased, both in number and brutality Synonyms of climacteric apocalyptic (also apocalyptical), climacticWords Related to climacteric apical, apogean, crestal, crowning, culminating, high, highest, meridian; critical, crossover, crucial, fateful, life-and-death (also life-or-death), vital; cataclysmal (or cataclysmic), earthshaking, epochal, momentous; deciding, decisive, payoff, pivotal, watershed; go-no-go, make-or-breakNear Antonyms of climacteric anticlimactic (also anticlimactical); inconsequential, indecisive, insignificant, noncritical, trivial, unimportant


climacteric

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of climacteric

  1. a point in a chain of events at which an important change (as in one's fortunes) occurs historians attempting to pinpoint the Roman Empire's climacteric, that precise moment when it began its long downhill slide Synonyms of climacteric turning point, climax, corner, landmark, milepost, milestone, watershedWords Related to climacteric 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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