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Many people use at this juncture when they mean “at this time.” The result is pompous. Restrict your use of juncture to those situations where you’re referring to a “crisis or critically important time.”

Example: At this critical juncture in the war on terror, the TSA decided to ban all liquids in carry-on luggage.

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