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minuteness
used in The Return of the King

7 uses
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  • The night seemed endless and timeless, minute after minute falling dead and adding up to no passing hour, bringing no change.
    6.3 -- Book 6 Chapter 3 -- Mount Doom (49% in)
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • After a minute Pippin went to the door and down the stair and looked about the street.
    5.1 -- Book 5 Chapter 1 -- Minas Tirith (52% in)
  • But I count now every hour, indeed every minute.
    5.2 -- Book 5 Chapter 2 -- The Passing of the Grey Company (72% in)
  • He felt that even minutes were precious, but one by one they escaped; and he could do nothing.
    6.1 -- Book 6 Chapter 1 -- The Tower of Cirith Ungol (62% in)
  • In a minute his head reappeared.
    6.1 -- Book 6 Chapter 1 -- The Tower of Cirith Ungol (84% in)
  • They rested for some minutes and then went on; but they had not taken many steps when suddenly in the stillness of the night they heard the sound that all along they had secretly dreaded: the noise of marching feet.
    6.2 -- Book 6 Chapter 2 -- The Land of Shadow (86% in)
  • The night seemed endless and timeless, minute after minute falling dead and adding up to no passing hour, bringing no change.
    6.3 -- Book 6 Chapter 3 -- Mount Doom (50% in)

There are no more uses of "minuteness" in The Return of the King.

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