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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At this juncture Lord Dawlish walked into a lamp-post.
It was at this juncture that the door opened and a man entered.
It was at this juncture that a loud knock sounded upon the door of the outer room.
It was at this juncture that the Widow Rideout missed her sleigh from the old carriage house.
At which juncture, he exclaimed, in a voice of dire exasperation:
But having in my life perused many state-trials, which I ever observed to terminate as the judges thought fit to direct, I durst not rely on so dangerous a decision, in so critical a juncture, and against such powerful enemies.
It was partly at such junctures as these and partly at quite different ones that, with the turn my matters had now taken, my predicament, as I have called it, grew most sensible.
Usually, the danger is in the moment of leaving the ground, or of alighting, and therefore at those junctures we should never omit the utmost precaution.
Politicians should stop pushing personal agenda and think about the national interests at this critical juncture, said Patron Islamabad Chamber of Small Traders Shahid Rasheed Butt.
For this purpose, the concept of critical juncture is introduced since it allows for a fresh perspective by zooming in on individual, imaginative qualities and broader, often unexpected, transformations which are a result of both historical processes and cultural actors' creativity on different scales.
President Nicos Anastasiades said on Friday he had tabled a creative proposal that would break the current impasse and pave the way for a settlement, as reunification talks had reached a critical juncture.
BRUSSELS, Oct 19 (KUNA) -- NATO kicked off the Trident Juncture live military exercise on Monday during an opening ceremony at the Trapani air force base in Italy, launching three weeks of intensive training involving 36,000 troops from more than 30 nations across Italy, Spain and Portugal.
About 36,000 personnel from 30 nations will take part in Trident Juncture, which will test their response to crises.
20 ( ANI ): Malaysia's transport minister has reportedly said that the search for missing Malaysia Airline flight MH370 is at a very critical juncture.
NNA - Prime Minister, Najib Mikati, said the current Lebanese juncture is interweaving, to large extent, with the complexities of situation in Syria, indicating that Lebanon's condition will remain "pending the completion of image on the regional level.