truce

Part of speech: noun

A temporary suspension of hostilities by agreement; an armistice.

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Usage examples "truce":

  1. Then a truce for to- day; to- morrow, with your good leave, I enter the lists. - "Tales & Novels, Vol. IX [Contents: Harrington; Thoughts on Bores; Ormond]", Maria Edgeworth.
  2. Assassins' Truce is over! - "Last Enemy", Henry Beam Piper.
  3. So, piece by piece, the truce was built up. - "Brother Copas", Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch.