Wednesday, June 28, 2006


Main Entry: turning point
Part of Speech: noun 2
Definition: critical juncture
Synonyms: climax, crisis, critical mass, critical point, crossroads, crucial moment, crucial period, crunch, cusp, decisive moment, defining moment, emergency, high noon, hinge, kairotic moment, moment of truth*, nexus, peripeteia, pivotal moment, point of no return, race against time, rising action, turn of the tide, when push comes to shove, zero hour*
Source: Roget's New Millennium™ Thesaurus, First Edition (v 1.2.1)
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* = informal or slang


Jay said...

What, you think you're smarter than me?

marklow said...

Don't go down without a fight, McDowell.
Source: Low's All-Purpose Advice, First Edition.

njm said...

them's fighting words!