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fissure
used in Oryx and Crake

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Definition
a long, narrow crack; or its creation — especially in the ground or in rock

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a crack in the unity of a group; or its creation
  • Given time it will fissure the asphalt, topple the walls, push aside the roofs.
    p. 222.0

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