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synonyms for turning point

  • 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
  • turn of the tide
  • when push comes to shove
  • zero hour
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How to use turning 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
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
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
When he had finished, she took them from his hand, and turning them round in agitated silence, examined their seals and writing.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
There was a great comparing of papers, and turning over of leaves, by Fogg and Perker, after this statement of profit and loss.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
On this point, I have the testimony of eye-witnesses of diverse sentiments and of unimpeachable character.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
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