I (disagreement) noun argument, break, clash, contention, controversy, difference, disceptation, dispute, estrangement, fight, misunderstanding, parting, split, variance II (gap) noun aperture, breach, break, chasm, chink, cleft, crack, cranny, crevice, disjunction, fault, fissure, fracture, gash, hiatus, interstice, opening, parting, rent, rima, rupture, scissure, separation, split III index alienation (estrangement), disaccord, disassociation, dissension, estrangement, flaw, hiatus, schism, split, strife

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