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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class I. Words Expressing Abstract Relations
Section III. Quantity
3. Conjunctive Quantity
 
43. Junction.
 
  
NOUN:JUNCTION; joining &c. v.; joinder, union; connection, conjunction, conjugation; annexion, annexation, annexment [rare]; astriction, attachment, compagination [rare], subjunction, vincture [obs.], ligation, alligation; accouplement; marriage (wedlock) [See Marriage]; infibulation, inosculation, symphysis, anastomosis, confluence, communication, concatenation; meeting, reunion; assemblage [See Assemblage].
  COITION, copulation; sexual congress, sexual conjunction, sexual intercourse.
  JOINT, joining, juncture, chiasm, osculature, pivot, hinge, articulation, commissure, seam, gore, gusset, suture, stitch; link [See Vinculum]; miter, mortise.
  CONTINGENCY, emergency, predicament, crisis, concurrence.
  CLOSENESS, tightness &c. adj.; coherence [See Coherence]; combination [See Combination].
  annexationist.
  
VERB:JOIN, unite; conjoin, connect; associate; put together, lay together, clap together, hang together, lump together, hold together, piece together, tack together, fix together, bind up together; embody, reëmbody; roll into one.
  ATTACH, fix, affix, immobilize [rare], saddle on, fasten, bind, secure, clinch, twist, make fast &c. adj.; tie, pinion, string, strap, sew, lace, stitch, tack, knit, button, buckle, hitch, lash, truss, bandage, braid, splice, swathe, gird, tether, moor, picket, harness, chain; fetter (restrain) [See Restraint]; lock, latch, belay, brace, hook, grapple, leash, couple, accouple, link, yoke, bracket; marry (wed) [See Marriage]; bridge over, span.
  pin, nail, bolt, hasp, clasp, clamp, screw, rivet; impact, solder, braze; cement, set; weld together, fuse together; tighten, trice up, screw up; wedge, rabbet, mortise, miter, jam, dovetail, enchase; graft, ingraft, inosculate.
  ENTWINE or intwine; interlink, interlace, intertwine, intertwist, interweave; entangle; twine round, belay.
  BE JOINED &c.; hang together, hold together; cohere [See Coherence].
  
ADJECTIVE:JOINED &c. v.; joint; conjoint, conjunct; corporate, compact; hand in hand.
  FIRM, fast, close, tight, taut or taught, secure, set, intervolved [obs.]; inseparable, indissoluble, insecable [obs.], inseverable.
  
ADVERB:JOINTLY &c. adj.; in conjunction with &c. (in addition to) [See Addition]; fast, firmly, &c. adj.; intimately.
  
QUOTATIONS:
  1. Tria juncta in uno.
  2. In every union there is a mystery—a certain invisible bond which must not be disturbed.—Amiel

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