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Word: pivotal

Definition: of a pivot; central; critical; crucial


More Vocab Words

::: expenditure - payment or expense; expending; something expended; output; Ex. receipt for the expenditure; Ex. expenditure of all the energy
::: advent - arrival
::: merit - deserve; ADJ. meritorious: deserving reward or praise
::: invincible - unconquerable
::: filing - particle removed by a file
::: consistency - absence of contradictions; uniformity; degree of thickness or firmness; Ex. consistency of thick cream; CF. viscous
::: harbinger - forerunner (which foreshadows what is to come)
::: connubial - pertaining to marriage or the matrimonial state
::: homeostasis - tendency of a system or organism to maintain relative stability or internal equilibrium; CF. homeo-: constant; Ex. homeotherm
::: makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter