break the truce

Definition of break the truce

  1. :  to begin fighting when there is an agreement not to fight

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to separate into parts with suddenness or violence

    :  fracture

    : to fracture a bone of (a bodily part)

  1. :  an act or action of breaking

    :  the opening shot in a game of pool or billiards

    :  a gap or opening caused or appearing as if caused by damage :  a condition produced by or as if by breaking :  gap

  1. :  a suspension of fighting especially of considerable duration by agreement of opposing forces :  armistice, cease-fire

    :  a respite especially from a disagreeable or painful state or action

  1. :  to make a truce

    :  to end with a truce

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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