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an event that is extremely rare and unexpected but has very significant consequences
a defining event or moment is one that decides everything that happens afterwards
literary relating to or typical of a moment when you suddenly realize or understand something important
a time when an important change takes place in a situation, especially one that makes it better
the time when something is at its highest or greatest level
the most exciting or important moment in a story, event, or situation, usually near the end
the most exciting, impressive, or interesting part of an event
an event that causes an important change to take place
an event or achievement that marks an important stage in a process
a point during the development of something when you have to make an important decision about what to do next
in competitive cycling, the illegal use of motors on bikes in order to gain advantage over other riders
in golf, a small wooden or plastic object that you push into the ground and place the ball on so...
be reversed; be as if it had never happened
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