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Juncture

Juncture
1. A joining; a union; an alliance. Devotional compliance and juncture of hearts.
2. The line or point at which two bodies are joined; a joint; an articulation; a seam; as, the junctures of a vessel or of the bones.
3. A point of time; especially, one made critical or important by a concurrence of circumstances; hence, a crisis; an exigency. Extraordinary junctures. In such a juncture, what can the most plausible and refined philosophy offer? (Berkeley)
Origin: L.junctura, fr. Jungere to join. See Jointure.


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