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climacteric

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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
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climacteric

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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
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