The 'debut' and 'demise' group
These nouns refer to events or points in someone's life or in the history of something, especially a beginning, end, or change. With some of these nouns, the noun is usually or sometimes followed by a prepositional phrase.
accession anniversary apogee apotheosis arrival ascension ascent birth birthday comeuppance coming of age death debut decline demise departure descent disappearance doom downfall end fall fate genesis graduation growth height inception majority nadir nuptials ordeal passage passing peak reappearance rise silver wedding success wedding zenith
It's my birthday today.
Miss Harwood made her debut in 1960 in a Glyndebourne production of Mozart's 'The Magic Flute.'
In just over a hundred pages Bertil Lintner takes us through the history of the party from its founding in 1939 to its demise exactly fifty years later.
He says he has not allowed himself to be bitter over his departure from the company.
'I was between the ages of 11 and 13 when the space programme was at its height,' Hanks said.
The return of the Conservatives to office in 1951 was the true start of Sir Alec's rise to power.