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hiatus
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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an interruption in the intensity or amount of something; or a gap
  • Uncle Bulwer was pecked on top of his head during a fortunate hiatus in what should have been a most private action, and he was so fearful of the attacking owl that he fled the privy with his pants down at his ankles, and did even greater injury to himself-L-greater than the owl's injury—by running headfirst into a pine tree.
    p. 427.9

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