Textual thesaurus for "polar"

(adj) pivotal

being of crucial importance

a pivotal event; Its pivotal location has also exposed it to periodic invasions- Henry Kissinger; the polar events of this study; a polar principal

(adj) arctic, icy, glacial, frigid, gelid

extremely cold

an arctic climate; a frigid day; gelid waters of the North Atlantic; glacial winds; icy hands; polar weather

(adj) diametric, diametrical, opposite

characterized by opposite extremes; completely opposed

in diametric contradiction to his claims; diametrical (or opposite) points of view; opposite meanings; extreme and indefensible polar positions