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Adjective
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.”
Adjective
Of crucial importance to the success or failure of something
Adjective
Decisive or critical, especially in the success or failure of something
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Fateful
Adjective
Of urgent interest and importance
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Having great meaning or a lasting effect
Noun
A critical stage or decisive point
“… historians attempting to pinpoint the Roman Empire's climacteric, that precise moment when it began its long downhill slide.”
Noun
Turning point
Noun
A significant stage or event in the development of something
Noun
The physiological stage menstruating women go through when approaching menopause, when, due to hormonal changes, they progress from their usual pattern of menstruation through a phase of atypical menstruation, and finally cease menstruating
Noun
End of menstrual cycle
Noun
Crisis
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