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1 a break in continuity
  • there's an occasional interstice in the tedium, but most of the novel is boring

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2 an open space in a barrier (as a wall or hedge)
  • pesky weeds growing in the interstices between the flagstones

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The first known use of interstice was in the 15th century

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“Interstice.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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