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hiatus
used in The Lovely Bones

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Definition
a gap in time (when there is no or less activity)
  • It fit what they knew of him, his persistent phone calls, his obsession with the neighbor, and Detective Fenerman having visited that same day to tell my parents that for all intents and purposes my murder investigation had entered a sort of hiatus.
    Chapter Twelve (2% in)

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