pivotally

pivotal

[piv-uh-tl]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or serving as a pivot.
2.
of vital or critical importance: a pivotal event.

Origin:
1835–45; pivot + -al1

pivotally, adverb
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pivotal (ˈpɪvətəl)
 
adj
1.  of, involving, or acting as a pivot
2.  of crucial importance
 
'pivotally
 
adv

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pivotal
1844, in figurative sense, from pivot.
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