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synonyms for flash point

  • turning point
  • breaking point
  • crisis
  • critical moment
  • hour of decision
  • moment of truth
  • zero hour
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How to use flash point in a sentence

This is the first and principal point at which we can stanch the wastage of teaching energy that now goes on.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
The vision—it had been an instantaneous flash after all and nothing more—had left his mind completely for the time.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
A flash of surprise and pleasure lit the fine eyes of the haughty beauty perched up there on the palace wall.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
His also was the intellectual point of view, and the intellectual interest in knowledge and its deductions.
THE MEDIAEVAL MIND (VOLUME II OF II)HENRY OSBORN TAYLOR
Judged from this point of view only, the elasticity provided by the new law is doubtless adequate.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
That is the only point in which one sees Liszt's sense of his own greatness; otherwise his manner is remarkably unassuming.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
When we speak against one capital vice, we ought to speak against its opposite; the middle betwixt both is the point for virtue.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
"A camp-fire would hardly flash and die out like that, Sarge," he answered thoughtfully.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
The experience of the Jesuit fathers at Port Royal is related at length, from their own point of view.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
A colossal steam "traveller" had ceaselessly carried great blocks of stone and long steel girders from point to point.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
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