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synonyms for fissure

  • cleavage
  • crevice
  • cleft
  • crack
  • hole
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antonyms for fissure

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  • closure
  • solid
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How to use fissure in a sentence

What’s needed now is not punishment for insurrection, they say, but rather “healing” for a country rent by partisan fissures.
THE CASE FOR CONSEQUENCESZACK BEAUCHAMPJANUARY 12, 2021VOX
Stories strengthen the bonds of community, or can widen the fissures between them.
HOW ‘ASSASSIN’S CREED VALHALLA’ MAKES SENSE OF STORIES ABOUT VIKINGS, PIRATES AND GEORGE WASHINGTONGENE PARKJANUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
They were real, and they revealed real fissures in our relationship that we needed to look at, even if they weren’t going to bust up the foundation.
THE LOST YEAR: A QUIET YEAR, ALONE IN ONE’S HEADEMILY VANDERWERFFJANUARY 1, 2021VOX
The deep fissures in our society that run along the lines of race, gender and education deepened, and the great divide between those companies that are tech savvy and those that are not widened.
LOOKING BACK AT A MOMENTOUS YEARALAN MURRAYDECEMBER 18, 2020FORTUNE
Getting those cards on the table helped all parties realize there was no way to turn back the clock and magically fix the underlying fissures.
WIZARDS’ DEAL OF JOHN WALL FOR RUSSELL WESTBROOK IS THE RIGHT MOVE, BUT PACKED WITH RISKBEN GOLLIVERDECEMBER 3, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The pandemic, and the social fissures it has exacerbated, including stark divides along class and racial lines, has scrambled the usual categories of American life, including those that once governed the arts.
TRANSFORMED BY CRISIS, ARTS CRITICISM MAY NEVER BE THE SAME. AND THAT’S A GOOD THING.PHILIP KENNICOTTNOVEMBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
However, we might be surprised by where the court goes next or where fissures emerge among the GOP-appointed justices.
HOW A CONSERVATIVE 6-3 MAJORITY WOULD RESHAPE THE SUPREME COURTAMELIA THOMSON-DEVEAUX (AMELIA.THOMSON-DEVEAUX@ABC.COM)SEPTEMBER 28, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
This prevents the lowest ring from settling while those above remain in position, which would cause an ugly fissure.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
In the description of “The House of Usher,” position emphasizes the barely perceptible fissure.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
The older group commenced with a series of fissure eruptions along the site of the present rift-valley and parallel with it.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO FISSURE

  • abysm
  • chasm
  • crevasse
  • depth
  • fissure
  • gorge
  • gulf
  • hole
  • pit
  • void
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