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juncture - crisis; point in time; joining point; joint; act of joining
fluke - unlikely occurrence; stroke of fortune; accidental stroke of good luck; ADJ. fluky
encircle - surround
transmute - transform; change; convert to something different
perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
actuate - motivate; activate; cause to act
gerontology - study of the sociological phenomena associated with old age
palate - roof of the mouth; sense of the taste
prolixity - tedious wordiness; verbosity; ADJ. prolix: wordy; verbose; diffuse
traverse - go through or across