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fissure
used in The Age of Innocence

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Definition
a long, narrow crack; or its creation — especially in the ground or in rock

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a crack in the unity of a group; or its creation
  • The New York of Newland Archer's day was a small and slippery pyramid, in which, as yet, hardly a fissure had been made or a foothold gained.
    Chapter 6 (72% in)

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