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pivotal
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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very important and influencing other events or how things develop
  • How did it make him feel to deliver all those copies of The Gravesend News-Letter, wherein Mr. Morrison's former role was described as "not only pivotal but principal"—and Owen Meany was showered with the kind of praise Mr. Morrison might have imagined for himself?
    p. 208.6

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