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momentous
used in David Copperfield

3 uses
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Definition of very great significance
  • I try in vain to recall how I felt about it, and what its circumstances were; but it is not momentous in my recollection.
    Chapters 19-21 (1% in)
  • The present is one of those momentous stages in the life of man.
    Chapters 25-27 (96% in)
  • This momentous pocket-book was a timely reminder to him of another transaction.
    Chapters 55-57 (77% in)

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