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fissure
used in The Fellowship of the Ring

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

or:

a crack in the unity of a group; or its creation
  • 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.
    1.6 — Book 1 Chapter 6 — The Old Forest (58% in)
  • No sign of gate or entrance, not a fissure or crack could Frodo see in the frowning stone.
    2.4 — Book 2 Chapter 4 — A Journey in the Dark (29% in)
  • There were fissures and chasms in the walls and floor, and every now and then a crack would open right before their feet.
    2.4 — Book 2 Chapter 4 — A Journey in the Dark (67% in)
  • Right across the floor, close to the feet of two huge pillars a great fissure had opened.
    2.5 — Book 2 Chapter 5 — The Bridge of Khazad-dum (69% in)
  • Then with a rush it leaped across the fissure.
    2.5 — Book 2 Chapter 5 — The Bridge of Khazad-dum (80% in)

There are no more uses of "fissure" in The Fellowship of the Ring.

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