The 'juncture' group
These nouns refer to a point or stage in something.
at the eleventh hour at the first hurdle at a crossroads at ... juncture at ... point at ... stage
The Labour leader has warned that the monarchy is at a crossroads.
His defeat means that eight of the world's top 16 players have fallen at the first hurdle.
I feel there is a small point I should raise at this juncture.