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Would it be wise to invade this home just at this juncture and introduce boarders?

At this juncture comes an interruption; Tracey Tanner returns, hot-foot.

At this juncture the brakes began to shriek and grind upon the wheels.

At this juncture my brother arrived on his way back to Paris.

Profit by the present juncture, and do not let the chance slip.

Suddenly it occurred to him that Grace might be of immense service to him at this juncture.

At this juncture Arizona broke in with a scheme for his own usefulness.

At this juncture Cyrus arrived and inquired what was happening.

The possession of the mill at that juncture was of no consequence.

Even at this juncture he recalled and smiled at past blindness.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "place where two things are joined," from Latin iunctura "a joining, uniting, a joint," from iunctus, past participle of iungere "to join" (see jugular). Sense of "point in time" first recorded 1650s, probably from astrology.

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