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Epochal   /ˈɛpəkəl/   Listen
Epochal

adjective
1.
Highly significant or important especially bringing about or marking the beginning of a new development or era.  Synonym: epoch-making.  "An epoch-making discovery"






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"Epochal" Quotes from Famous Books



... even happened yet, it is a joyful thing to turn off a main-traveled road into one of the crooked byways in which the older parts of London abound, and suddenly to come, full face, on a house or a court or a pump which figured in epochal history or epochal literature of the English-speaking race. It is a still greater joy to find it—house or court or pump or what not—looking now pretty much as it must have looked when good Queen Bess, or little Dick ...
— Europe Revised • Irvin S. Cobb



Words linked to "Epochal" :   significant, epoch, important



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