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juncture - crisis; point in time; joining point; joint; act of joining
oracular - of an oracle; prophetic; uttered as if with divine authority; mysterious or ambiguous; hard to understand; N. oracle: wiser person; prophecy made by an oracle
bourgeois - middle class; selfishly materialistic; too interested in material possessions
treatise - article treating a subject systematically and thoroughly
colloquy - informal discussion; conversation
inarticulate - speechless; producing indistinct speech; not articulate; not expressing oneself clearly
poultice - soothing application applied to sore and inflamed portions of the body
churlish - boorish; rude; N. churl: boor; yahoo
harbinger - forerunner (which foreshadows what is to come)
decadence - decay; fall to a lower level (of morality, civilization, or art); ADJ. decadent