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The Fellowship of the Ring
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fissure
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The Fellowship of the Ring
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  • Enormous it looked, its sprawling branches going up like reaching arms with many long-fingered hands, its knotted and twisted trunk gaping in wide fissures that creaked faintly as the boughs moved.
  • No sign of gate or entrance, not a fissure or crack could Frodo see in the frowning stone.
  • There were fissures and chasms in the walls and floor, and every now and then a crack would open right before their feet.
  • Right across the floor, close to the feet of two huge pillars a great fissure had opened.
  • Then with a rush it leaped across the fissure.

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  • The earthquake opened a small fissure across the road.
  • The crisis is creating a fissure in the coalition government.

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