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  • nounlink, connection
  • nounturning point

synonyms for junctures

  • crossroad
  • point
  • strait
  • pass
  • plight
  • crisis
  • exigency
  • state
  • status
  • emergency
  • circumstance
  • choice
  • crux
  • moment
  • occasion
  • condition
  • posture
  • predicament
  • instant
  • pinch
  • quandary
  • time
  • position
  • contingency
  • zero hour
  • meeting point
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How to use junctures in a sentence

Its eyes (for it appeared to possess a pair) were bent on Mother Rigby, and at suitable junctures, it nodded or shook its head.
THE INTERNATIONAL MONTHLY, VOLUME 5, NO. 3, MARCH, 1852VARIOUS
The same line of argument was used to Moore at many junctures in his life and he always had the same answer.
THOMAS MOORESTEPHEN GWYNN
As the load of the stone roof was thus concentrated at fixed junctures, it was necessary to reinforce only those given points.
HOW FRANCE BUILT HER CATHEDRALSELIZABETH BOYLE O'REILLY
Its eyes (for it appeared to possess a pair) were bent on Mother Rigby, and at suitable junctures it nodded or shook its head.
SHORT STORIES OF VARIOUS TYPESVARIOUS
But seventeen is deathly serious at such junctures, and William was in a sensitive condition.
SEVENTEENBOOTH TARKINGTON
The junctures of the pipes to be connected, are made air tight, as mentioned already, by iron cement.
A PRACTICAL TREATISE ON GAS-LIGHTFREDRICK ACCUM
Often, at such junctures, there is a presentiment of the evil which awaits the unhappy exchange.
THE KENTUCKIAN IN NEW-YORK, VOLUME I (OF 2)WILLIAM ALEXANDER CARUTHERS
It marked one of those junctures when the confidant is necessary; and the confidant selected was none other than Jim Pinkerton.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 13 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
Undoubtedly there are junctures where momentary interest ceases and attention flags, and where reinforcement is needed.
DEMOCRACY AND EDUCATIONJOHN DEWEY
It was, in fact, one of those junctures at which all her good instincts prompted her to say, "I ought to go and tell her."
THE INNER SHRINEBASIL KING
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