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used in Divergent

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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"
  • While you were off having fun, I was doing the dirty work of defending your old faction, eliminating interfaction conflict ....
    Chapter 17 (97% in)
conflict = struggle or disagreement

(editor's note:  Interfaction refers to relations between different factions.)
  • If conflict in Dauntless ends with only one person standing, I am unsure of what this part of initiation will do to me.
    Chapter 9 (47% in)
  • He gives me a conflicted look and touches his lips to my forehead, right between my eyebrows.
    Chapter 24 (98% in)
  • Far removed from the conflict and the reality of what they have done.
    Chapter 37 (11% in)
  • I stare into his dark, conflicted eyes for an instant before he punches me in the jaw.
    Chapter 38 (29% in)

There are no more uses of "conflict" in Divergent.

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