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Turning points and important stages

black swan

noun

an event that is extremely rare and unexpected but has very significant consequences

turning point

noun

a time when an important change takes place in a situation, especially one that makes it better

peak

noun

the time when something is at its highest or greatest level

climax

noun

the most exciting or important moment in a story, event, or situation, usually near the end

highlight

noun

the most exciting, impressive, or interesting part of an event

watershed

noun

an event that causes an important change to take place

milestone

noun

an event or achievement that marks an important stage in a process

crossroads

noun

a point during the development of something when you have to make an important decision about what to do next

breaking point

noun

a situation in which there are so many problems or so many things to do that a person or organization can no longer deal with them

the moment of truth

the time when you will find out if something has succeeded or happened

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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dead white (European) male

a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

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