It could have been defused and de-escalated at any number of junctures.
He defers to the law at all junctures, just as Emmett King used to when he read to his family from the Iowa code books.
In the formation of junctures or adhesions nature proceeds from beneath to above.
Only the solid small triangles at junctures and ends seem to be lacking.
The junctures of the pipes to be connected, are made air tight, as mentioned already, by iron cement.
The junctures are so arranged that the alternate ones come together at one side.
These junctures are so slight that they break readily when a specimen of a gill is handled, leaving the filaments free.
In certain instances where junctures arose, it is doubtful that any other could have met them with equal efficiency.
Undoubtedly there are junctures where momentary interest ceases and attention flags, and where reinforcement is needed.
The assumption of a corporate appearance is a very unfair trick: and there are junctures at which harm might be done by it.
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.
juncture junc·ture (jŭngk'chər)
The point, line, or surface of union of two parts.