dramatic event

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Noun1.dramatic event - an episode that is turbulent or highly emotional
episode - a happening that is distinctive in a series of related events
night terror - an emotional episode (usually in young children) in which the person awakens in terror with feelings of anxiety and fear but is unable to remember any incident that might have provoked those feelings
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Medlock to drink a glass of beer he was on the spot--as he had hoped to be--when the most dramatic event Misselthwaite Manor had seen during the present generation actually took place.
The criminal court issued the arrest warrant against Gulen, charging him with ordering the recent futile bid to depose the Turkish government, a dramatic event that happened on July 15.
It is of course a dramatic event which is not good, she said.
Opens Friday THE STARS Zac Efron, Paul Giamatti THE VERDICT In this alternate look at the 1963 assassination of President John F Kennedy in Dallas, Parkland revisits the dramatic event as seen by a number of characters.
The only dramatic event on the red carpet involved Lily Allen, who was late to the red carpet after going to the wrong venue.
Paul Scholes came out of retirement to feature from the substitutes' bench for the Red Devils but the return of the 37-year-old was far from the most dramatic event in a stunning derby clash, which saw City reduced to ten men after Vincent Kompany received a contentious 12th-minute red card.
Summary: The chances of a new Palestinian uprising erupting in 2010 are low, barring a dramatic event like an attack on Muslim holy places, the head of Israel's Shin Bet security agency was quoted as
It is true that we are now facing the most cruel and dramatic event of this kind, but Consorcio's financial solvency is without doubt, assuring a correct, complete and fast indemnification to victims and their relatives.
The same attention to dramatic structure is found in the later "The Norwegians are Coming," in which Snyder compares the sonnet structure, where the final couplet disrupts reader expectations, to dramatic "misleadings" in plays like Othello or Hamlet, where Shakespeare begins the action with one dramatic event only to overturn expectations.
But it often takes a dramatic event to jump-start a movement, Jeff Schmalz's seizure was that kind of catalyst.
Scientists have long known that a hormone produced by the thyroid gland sets the dramatic event into motion, but they've had less insight into the influences of other molecules.
The most dramatic event of the weekend was a silent vigil on Friday evening.