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conflict
used in The Fellowship of the Ring

2 uses
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Definition
a struggle or disagreement
in various senses, including:
  • a serious disagreement — as in "political conflict"
  • the tension from two opposing ideas or feelings — as in "I'm conflicted about where I should go to college."
  • a violent fight or war — as in "the Israeli-Palestinian conflict"
  • an idiom that refers to tension between responsibilities to different entities — "conflict of interest"
  • In that conflict both sides would have held hobbits in hatred and contempt: they would not long have survived even as slaves.
    Forward (65% in)
  • Mr. Butterbur had come trotting in, and he was now trying to listen to several conflicting accounts of the event at the same time.
    1.9 — Book 1 Chapter 9 — At the Sign of The Prancing Pony (90% in)

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