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In 2000, it began a steady decline caused by epochal drought.40 Million People Rely on the Colorado River. It’s Drying Up Fast.|by Abrahm Lustgarten|August 27, 2021|ProPublica
Francis also has been handed an epochal challenge by the coronavirus pandemic, which he has termed as a moment for humankind to rethink its priorities.Pope Francis’s surgery adds urgency to questions about the remaining years of his papacy|Chico Harlan, Stefano Pitrelli|July 9, 2021|Washington Post
Hull’s prediction would reach full flower only decades later, spurred by a series of epochal economic, legal and cultural changes that began to gather momentum in the 1970s.The Secret IRS Files: Trove of Never-Before-Seen Records Reveal How the Wealthiest Avoid Income Tax|by Jesse Eisinger, Jeff Ernsthausen and Paul Kiel|June 8, 2021|ProPublica
From gold necklaces to steel trusses is an epochal leap, chronicled in elegant shorthand.In the galleries: A focus on sensitive portraits with biographical elements|Mark Jenkins|March 26, 2021|Washington Post
Regional newspapers like the Sun have been declining for the past two decades, battered by the epochal shift from print to digital publication and abandoned by advertisers and readers — trends that have only accelerated during the pandemic.The Baltimore Sun was spared a hedge-fund owner. Now it will try to survive as a nonprofit.|Paul Farhi, Elahe Izadi|February 17, 2021|Washington Post
His deficiencies and self-doubts, amid his epochal mission of liberation, are precisely what make him interesting.
Physics—and, indeed, the rest of the world—stands at the cusp of an epochal change.Must-Read College Novels: From “Lucky Jim” to “Pnin”|Sam Munson|August 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But even his dying was epochal—everything about this amazing writer resonates.Joseph Roth’s Letters Reveal a Great Forgotten Writer|Anthony Heilbut|February 10, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Those core institutions—school and work—are behaving for the most part as if nothing epochal has occurred.
Noted sociologist and writer Ashis Nandy calls her victory epochal.
In the following year of 1871, Goodyear invented his welt shoe-sewing machine and Maddox made his epochal discovery.Invention|Bradley A. Fiske
That was the second blessing, an epochal experience, unlike anything which preceded, or anything to follow.When the Holy Ghost is Come|S. L. Brengle
The enthusiasm of the entire world was fired by this feat and it is difficult to estimate fully its epochal significance.The Romance of Aircraft|Lawrence Yard Smith
We are still too near the events that made it to us an epochal book.Knut Hamsun|Hanna Astrup Larsen
Coronado had made one of the epochal explorations of all history.The Colonization of North America|Herbert Eugene Bolton