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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Any crucial period or event.

Usage examples (36)
  • The winning of the war was climacteric in the country's history.
  • The menopause, also called the climacteric, and in common language
  • If ever people could apply the word "climacteric" to a period of the World's history you can apply it to this period.
  • "climacteric" years which someone had mentioned in his presence and the meaning of which he did not himself very well understand. for more
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