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juncture
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

2 uses
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Definition
where things come together — especially a point in time with a critical event
  • But coming as the invitation did at the particular juncture when fear and indignation at these adversaries could be transformed by a spring of the foot into a triumph over them, she abandoned herself to her impulse, climbed the gate, put her toe upon his instep, and scrambled into the saddle behind him.
    1 — The Maiden (91% in)
  • Tess attempted to expostulate, but at this juncture all her fluency failed her, and without heeding he added: "Well, this paradise that you supply is perhaps as good as any other, after all.
    6 — The Convert (40% in)

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