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hiatus
used in Lord of the Flies

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Definition
a gap in time (when there is no or less activity)
  • There came a pause, a hiatus, the pig continued to scream and the creepers to jerk, and the blade continued to flash at the end of a bony arm.
    p. 31.3
hiatus = gap in time without activity
There are no more uses of "hiatus" in Lord of the Flies.

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