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The internal dissension grew so heated that two employees who complained were granted paid leave — to consider whether they want to stay, the organization said — and a third is considering resigning over it.
A POLITICAL GROUP’S HIRING OF MARK HALPERIN DRAWS PROTESTS FROM STAFFERSPAUL FARHI, SARAH ELLISONAPRIL 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The tone of the dissension is that somehow the Buckeyes strategized this way, that they voluntarily shrank their schedule or dodged opponents.
AN EASY GUIDE TO LOBBYING FOR A COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF SPOT DURING A PANDEMIC: DON’TBARRY SVRLUGADECEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Dissension soon arose in the family propos of young Baudelaire's desire for a literary career.
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE, HIS LIFETHOPHILE GAUTIER
He told us himself that, in this time of public dissension, he was resolved to make his fortune.
PRIVATE LETTERS OF EDWARD GIBBON (1753-1794) VOLUME 1 (OF 2)EDWARD GIBBON
George therefore started on his work of sowing dissension between them with something in his favour.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
The Roman sky was overshadowed with clouds both of foreign invasion and internal dissension.
THE TWO GREAT REPUBLICS: ROME AND THE UNITED STATESJAMES HAMILTON LEWIS
The only chance of dissension is about the 'partition of the spoil.'
THE ENGLISH UTILITARIANS, VOLUME II (OF 3)LESLIE STEPHEN
This caused discussion and dissension in the nation, and a law was made which banished the goose which had the vision.
PRAIRIE SMOKE (SECOND EDITION, REVISED)MELVIN RANDOLPH GILMORE
This caused great dissension between them when discovered by Mr. Nicholson.
YORKSHIRE ODDITIES, INCIDENTS AND STRANGE EVENTSS. BARING-GOULD
Evidently she consented to the recurrence of a vexatious dissension for the enjoyment of having him with her hourly.
LORD ORMONT AND HIS AMINTA, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DISSENSION

  • breakaway
  • breakup
  • defection
  • disaffiliation
  • dissension
  • disunion
  • division
  • exiting
  • parting
  • rift
  • rupture
  • schism
  • separation
  • splinter group
  • split
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