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Synonyms for epochal

highly significant or important especially bringing about or marking the beginning of a new development or era

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If Bergson is right, the conception of continuity that fits conceptual analysis, such as Augustine's reduction of the present to a timeless instant or Whitehead's conclusion that becoming must be epochal, is one wherein the parts of time or becoming are thought of as homogeneous, differing from other parts only in their position within the continuity.
Budge" Crawley, the founder of a company that made thousands of highly regarded industrial documen-taries, fought an epochal and ultimately losing battle to transform himself into a media mogul producing "Northerns" for a Canadian and international film audience.
Luckily, this account of the "Birth of the American Century" does not always concern itself with the epochal.
Gay-themed films such as Kiss Me, Guido and In & Out flesh out their sound tracks with disco classics, and ever since Andrew Holleran's epochal Dancer From the Dance, gay authors have been peppering their tomes with references to those club anthems that hold a special place in our diva-lovin' hearts.
Over a generation later, the epochal truths of Scholem's words still reverberate, and they apply strikingly to this new and momentous book by the Austrian-born Israeli poet Elazar Benyoetz, who in recent years has been extolled as the foremost aphorist writing today in the German language.
However one views its account of God's creation of the world, Adam and Eve, the Garden of Eden, Cain and Abel, Noah and the flood, Abraham and Isaac, Sodom and Gomorrah, Lot's wife, Joseph and his brothers and a host of other epochal characters and events, these are stories which have become deeply embedded in our communal history and individual psyches.
This is almost certainly the result of epochal changes in sexual and family mores, and not the result of the American AFDC program.
There are many reasons to be happy about this epochal shift, not least of which is the exposure of the gross inefficiencies and utterly irresponsible devastation of the environment wrought by the common economies of the former U.
Thomas Aisenbrey, Inventor and General Manager for Bellingham-based Integral Technologies, may have discovered an epochal building block that has the potential to revolutionize the design world.
Wakeman and The Jules Verne Symphony Orchestra are celebrating this anniversary with a state of the art, dramatic, live arena presentation of this epochal, classicalrock crossover work which is touring the world.
Rick Wakeman and The New World Symphony Orchestra, accompanied by The English Chamber Choir and the English Rock Ensemble, will celebrate this anniversary with a state-of-the-art, dramatic, live presentation of this epochal, classical-rock crossover work.
A Midland firm has created a world's first stretched version of the epochal car - along with a trailer based on its perfectly-formed curves.
Laxman, in fact, has four of these performances, led by his epochal 281 against Australia at Eden Gardens in 2001, while Virender Sehwag has three, as does Mohammad Azharuddin.
Even if most Saudis recognised the significant progress recorded under the leadership of King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz, few appreciated the epochal reform decisions that provided and ensured a high standard of living, which also transformed and continue to change Saudi Arabia into the key Arab pivot in world affairs.
Brand New Machine will release their debut album in 2013 via Epochal Artists/EMI.