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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
the action of deliberately dropping your microphone at the end of a speech or performance to show you think it was so good that nothing better could follow it
a reddish-brown substance made from the leaves of a bush and used for colouring hair or skin
moving with rhythm, together as one
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