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From Middle English trewes, triwes, trues, plural of trewe, triewe, true ‘faithfulness, assurance, pact’, from Old English trēowa, singularized plural of trēow, trȳw (faith; pledge; agreement), from Proto-Germanic *trewwō (compare Dutch trouw, German Treue, Danish tro), noun form of *triwwiz (trusty, faithful). More at true.

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truce (plural truces)

  1. a period of time in which no fighting takes place due to an agreement between the opposed parties
  2. an agreement between opposed parties in which they pledge to cease fighting for a limited time
    • 1826, Mary Shelley, The Last Man, volume 3, chapter 4
      They should meet that night on some neutral spot to ratify the truce.

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truce (masculine and feminine plural truci)

  1. grim
  2. cruel