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conflict
used in Killing Kennedy

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"
  • Alone in the dark, his body now cold and his mind a jumble of conflicting thoughts, Kennedy bobs lifelessly.
    p. 28.7
  • The razor-sharp creases of his suit pants and his polished shoes give the slim, bespectacled scholar an outward look of complete organization, which conflicts with his internal feelings of utter disarray.
    p. 107.8
  • John Kennedy believes that America needs to end the Vietnam conflict—though he is not quite ready to go public with this.
    p. 156.2

There are no more uses of "conflict" in Killing Kennedy.

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