Critical; important; crucial;
Being a decisive moment
Going to college is a pivotal decision because it affects your life.
It was a pivotal moment. Should he take the left fork or the right fork?
Pivot - al
Pivot (Reminds) Pivot or decide
Votal (Reminds) Vital
Memory trick: We pivot at a vital time.
California is not caliginous. How can that be?Answer below...
Subscribe to New Word A Day
California is bright and sunny. "Caliginous" means being dark and gloomy.