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The Return of the King
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fissure
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The Return of the King
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  • There smokes trailed on the ground and lurked in hollows, and fumes leaked from fissures in the earth.
  • The largest of these holes were rimmed with ridges of broken rock, and broad fissures ran out from them in all directions.
  • And he isn’t going to mess with my pans!’ With that he carried all the gear away to one of the many gaping fissures that scored the land and threw them in.
  • But only a short way ahead its floor and the walls on either side were cloven by a great fissure, out of which the red glare came, now leaping up, now dying down into darkness; and all the while far below there was a rumour and a trouble as of great engines throbbing and labouring.

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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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