verb (used with object), fis·sured, fis·sur·ing.
verb (used without object), fis·sured, fis·sur·ing.
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Origin of fissure
OTHER WORDS FROM fissurefis·su·ral, adjectivefis·sure·less, adjectivesub·fis·sure, nounsu·per·fis·sure, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for fissure
What’s needed now is not punishment for insurrection, they say, but rather “healing” for a country rent by partisan fissures.
Stories strengthen the bonds of community, or can widen the fissures between them.
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 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.
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 risk|Ben Golliver|December 3, 2020|Washington Post
But both sides of this American fissure create a life lived less than fully.
In fact, the communion conundrum highlights the first visible fissure in the church of Francis.The Great Divide Facing Pope Francis That Only Catholics Understand|Barbie Latza Nadeau|September 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Over the next eight years, the rupture would fissure across every state and territory in the Union.The GOP’s Last Identity Crisis Remade U.S. Politics|Michael Wolraich|July 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Once opened, this fissure between internal and external splits Hemon apart, giving him, effectively, double lives.Michael Hainey and Aleksandar Hemon’s Chicago Dreams|Chris Wallace|March 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The tryst causes a professional fissure between Jung and his psychiatrist mentor, Sigmund Freud, played by Viggo Mortensen.'The Descendants,' 'The Muppets,' and Other Thanksgiving Movies to See or Skip|Marlow Stern|November 24, 2011|DAILY BEAST
This prevents the lowest ring from settling while those above remain in position, which would cause an ugly fissure.
In the description of “The House of Usher,” position emphasizes the barely perceptible fissure.English: Composition and Literature|W. 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.
In the time-eaten wall Clara had found a fissure through which she could watch the parley between Thurstane and the Apaches.
A little further along the wall was a fissure which was lower and broader than the one she had just quitted.