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truce

an agreement to stop fighting, esp temporarily
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By the Law of the Jungle it is death to kill at the drinking-places when once the Water Truce has been declared.
Up-stream, at the bend of the sluggish pool round the Peace Rock, and Warden of the Water Truce, stood Hathi, the wild elephant, with his sons, gaunt and gray in the moonlight, rocking to and fro--always rocking.
When the Truce ends that shall be remembered in thy favour," and he looked keenly through the darkness to make sure of recognising the fawn again.
When we were got on board and out of danger, we had time to examine into the occasion of this fray; and indeed our supercargo, who had been often in those parts, put me upon it; for he said he was sure the inhabitants would not have touched us after we had made a truce, if we had not done something to provoke them to it.
These truces with the infidels,'' he exclaimed, without caring how suddenly he interrupted the stately Templar, ``make an old man of me
A truce to set phrases, monsieur; you have another thought besides that?
And if there is a truce the English army has broken it by quitting the town, contrary to the agreement which kept it there.
I call on all parties to conflict to observe the Olympic Truce during the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) renewed this tradition in 1992 by calling upon all nations to observe the Truce.
As president of the General Assembly at its 72nd session, I solemnly appeal to all member states to demonstrate their commitment to the Olympic truce for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic and Paralympic Games and to undertake concrete actions at the local, national, regional and world levels to promote and strengthen a culture of peace and harmony based on the spirit of the truce,' Lajcak told a plenary session of the General Assembly, which backed his appeal.
The two priests made the appeal after the military said they had seen no need for a Christmas truce this year.
To help apply a future ceasefire, observers on the ground who can certify any truce is what the coalition is looking for, provided the legitimate Yemeni government agrees," he said, referring to Hadi's government.