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armistice
used in The Mill on the Floss

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an agreement to stop fighting to discuss terms of peace
  • Mrs. Glegg felt there was really something in this, but she tossed her head and emitted a guttural interjection to indicate that her silence was only an armistice, not a peace.
    1.12 -- Book 1 Chapter 12 -- Mr. and Mrs. Glegg at Home (78% in)

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