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momentous
used in Atlas Shrugged

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of very great significance
  • The letters said: ".... in a momentous drama giving the answer to the great problem: Should a woman tell?"
    1.4 Part 1 Chapter 4 — The Immovable Movers (10% in)
  • Rearden started, and stopped abruptly, realizing that— it was the way, the only way left, realizing through how many twists of intellectual corruption upon corruption this boy had to struggle toward his momentous discovery.
    2.6 Part 2 Chapter 6 — Miracle Metal (68% in)
  • We can't make snap judgments and reach momentous decisions on the spur of the moment, can we?
    3.8 Part 3 Chapter 8 — The Egoist (8% in)

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