juncture


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Synonyms for juncture

Synonyms for juncture

a point or position at which two or more things are joined

a particular interval of time that is limited and often crucial

Synonyms for juncture

a crisis situation or point in time when a critical decision must be made

the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made

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I never jined the church till I found a minister that was up to 'em all in Greek and all that, and he said right the contrary; and then I took right hold, and jined the church,--I did now, fact," said John, who had been all this time uncorking some very frisky bottled cider, which at this juncture he presented.
But at this juncture, Much, the miller's son, came from the cave dragging a bale of cloth.
Whoever considers the populousness and strength of several of these States singly at the present juncture, and looks forward to what they will become, even at the distance of half a century, will at once dismiss as idle and visionary any scheme which aims at regulating their movements by laws to operate upon them in their collective capacities, and to be executed by a coercion applicable to them in the same capacities.
Pardon me, my Lord, a moment's inspection will convince your Lordship that I have a perfect luminary at the juncture of two of my sides.
We were interrupted at this juncture by the approach of one of the warriors, bearing arms, accouterments and ornaments, and in a flash one of her questions was answered and a puzzle cleared up for me.
At that juncture a certain creasing in his greatcoat caught his ear.
By this time, Wakefield is excited to something like energy of feeling, but still lingers away from his wife's bedside, pleading with his conscience that she must not be disturbed at such a juncture.
At some critical juncture the resemblance is found to be perfect.
While affairs were at this triumphant juncture, Mr.
Fortunately at this sulky juncture, tea, was brought in, and I fell to upon some bread and butter and cold beef directly.
Just at this juncture, however, down came the rain with the violence that put all thoughts of slumber to flight.
On the contrary, finding that the cries and blows of their driver were redoubled at this juncture, the leaders backed upon the pole-horses, who in their turn backed the sleigh.
This juncture had arrived, and the household was about to be established.
I must take leave to observe, Sir Walter," said Mr Shepherd one morning at Kellynch Hall, as he laid down the newspaper, "that the present juncture is much in our favour.
But coming as the invitation did at the particular juncture when fear and indignation at these adversaries could be transformed by a spring of the foot into a triumph over them, she abandoned herself to her impulse, climbed the gate, put her toe upon his instep, and scrambled into the saddle behind him.