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conflict
used in The Lords of Discipline

3 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"
  • It was experience, not clairvoyance, which brought Abigail instant recognition of the nature of the conflict.
    Chapter 1.2 (70% in)
  • The museum of the Institute on the third floor of the library overflowed with mementoes that traced the course of his exploits in the Second World War and the Korean conflict.
    Chapter 1.5 (6% in)
  • But even though he was the most stunningly prejudiced man I had ever met, there was a sense of excitement and conflict and drama in his class that I had found nowhere else at the Institute.
    Chapter 3.27 (18% in)

There are no more uses of "conflict" in The Lords of Discipline.

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