5/9/14

PIVOTAL

PIVOTAL

Piv-vit-tul

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.

PIVOT VITAL



California is not caliginous. How can that be?
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Answer: 
California is bright and sunny. "Caliginous" means being dark and gloomy.


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