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at this point

At the present moment; right now; currently. At this point, we are the best ranked football team in the country.
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at this juncture

At this time. They still haven't reached a decision, so I can't comment on anything at this juncture. At this juncture, we're going to my mother's for Thanksgiving dinner, but things could change between now and Thursday.
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at this juncture

at this point; at this pause. There is little more that I can say at this juncture. We can, if you wish, at this juncture, request a change in venue.
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at this point

Also, at this point in time or at this juncture or at this moment . Now, as in At this point in time we don't need a new refrigerator. Even wordier synonyms for "now" than at present, all four phrases imply that what is the case now may not always have been so or may not remain so. For example, At this point she is by far the best athlete on the circuit implies that she may not have been the best in the past or may not be in the future. Similarly, Buying a new car seems prudent at this juncture indicates that this purchase may not have been wise in the past and may not be at some future time. Also see at that point.
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It was at this juncture that a loud knock sounded upon the door of the outer room.
At this juncture a squire entered to say that Shandy's presence was required at the gates, and that worthy, with a sorrowing and regretful glance at the unemptied flagon, left the room.
Such things, I know, are little to you, Sir Alfred," he continued, "but at the same time I want you to believe that his Majesty's Government will not be unmindful of your help at this juncture.
At this juncture a rotten stirrup leather parted, and Daylight was all but unhorsed.
And as I have been always told, and found true by experience in my travels, that flying, or discovering fear before a fierce animal, is a certain way to make it pursue or attack you, so I resolved in this dangerous juncture to show no manner of concern.
But at this juncture Judy Pineau appeared to say that Sara, with her usual luck, had a sore throat, and that her mother consequently would not permit her to come.
But at this juncture, Mugridge, who had lifted his head and ascertained the extent of his loss, floundered over on the deck and buried his teeth in Wolf Larsen's leg.
This trick, a bad habit, the cracking of his fingers, always soothed him, and gave precision to his thoughts, so needful to him at this juncture.
At this juncture Lord Dawlish walked into a lamp-post.
At this juncture the poor dogs were standing on their hind legs quite surprisingly; the child, having pity on them, was about to cast some morsels of food to them before she tasted it herself, hungry though she was, when their master interposed.
To them, Northeast Asia has had two critical junctures.
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