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synonyms for critical period

  • climax
  • critical point
  • crux
  • culmination
  • juncture
  • twist
  • axis
  • change
  • climacteric
  • contingency
  • crisis
  • critical mass
  • critical moment
  • crossing
  • crossroads
  • crucial moment
  • crucial occurrence
  • crucial period
  • crunch
  • cusp
  • decisive moment
  • defining moment
  • development
  • emergency
  • exigency
  • high noon
  • hinge
  • kairotic moment
  • moment of truth
  • nexus
  • pass
  • peak
  • peripeteia
  • pinch
  • pivot
  • pivotal moment
  • point of no return
  • race against time
  • rising action
  • shift
  • strait
  • transition
  • turn of the tide
  • when push comes to shove
  • zero hour
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How to use critical period in a sentence

The reformers of the earlier period were not indifferent to the need for centralized organization in the banking system.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
Tobacco at this period was also rolled up in the leaves of the Palm and smoked.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
She did her work at a most interesting period in Dutch painting.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
(p. 054) At this period it appears that tobacco was used as money, and as the measure of price and value.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
At this period it brought enormous prices, the finest selling at from fifteen to eighteen shillings per pound.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
This is a conquered city, virtually if not nominally in a state of siege, without assignable period.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
These are few and verbal, but momentous, and were not made without consultation of many critical authorities and versions.
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
A resolute push for quite a short period now might reconstruct the entire basis of our collective human life.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
This again is inexact, since there are no precise figures of population that cover the period.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
The period of five years of war has shown it to us in a clearer light than fifty years of peace.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
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