conjuncture

[ kuh n-juhngk-cher ]SEE DEFINITION OF conjuncture
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But Mrs Mackenzie was by no means so proud at the present conjuncture of affairs.

At this conjuncture of affairs, who but is reminded of the youth and the education of Gargantua?

He did not perceive that society was in a conjuncture of decline.

My crew (as always in that conjuncture) put up their awning and struck work.

But I think it, at this conjuncture, my duty to declare that I will give no pledges.

The efficiency of James Bisset was manifest at every conjuncture.

But, just at this conjuncture, William came up with the left wing.

Just at this conjuncture Portland arrived from the Continent.

It was not by any conjuncture that I arrived at this conclusion.

New and delicate was the conjuncture, and great was the stake.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, from French conjoncture (16c.), from Modern Latin *conjunctura, from Latin coniunctus (see conjunct).

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