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synonyms for turn of the tide

  • climax
  • critical point
  • crux
  • culmination
  • juncture
  • twist
  • axis
  • change
  • climacteric
  • contingency
  • crisis
  • critical mass
  • critical moment
  • critical period
  • 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
  • when push comes to shove
  • zero hour
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How to use turn of the tide in a sentence

Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Turn away from sin and order thy hands aright, and cleanse thy heart from all offence.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
He shall give his mind to turn up furrows, and his care is to give the kine fodder.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Turn not away thy face from thy neighbour, and of taking away a portion and not restoring.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Turn we our backs to the cold gloomy north, to the wet windy west, to the dry parching east—on to the south!
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
Acetone is derived from decomposition of diacetic acid, and this in turn from beta-oxybutyric acid by oxidation.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
For better is the iniquity of a man, than a woman doing a good turn, and a woman bringing shame and reproach.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
If now we turn to the higher aspects of form, such as symmetry and proportion, we encounter a difficulty.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
He takes a turn up and down the room, looks at the music, and if the piece interests him, he will call upon you.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
His ear, his brain, his muscles take on a new joyous activity, and the tide of life rises higher.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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