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climactic

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of, relating to, or being a major turning point
  • the French Revolution is usually regarded as one of the climactic events in modern European history

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The first known use of climactic was in 1747

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“Climactic.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/climactic. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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