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cease
 v.  stop; terminate; put an end to; discontinue
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Devil, cease; and do not poison the air with these sounds of malice.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 20
2  And now my wanderings began which are to cease but with life.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 24
3  Blasted as thou wert, my agony was still superior to thine, for the bitter sting of remorse will not cease to rankle in my wounds until death shall close them forever.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 24
4  With such a reward for her tears, the child was too wise to cease crying.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 21
5  When that was once done, however, it was time for the raptures of Edward to cease; for Marianne's joy hurried her into the drawing-room immediately.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 35
6  She almost ran out of the room, and as soon as the door was closed, burst into tears of joy, which at first she thought would never cease.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 48
7  When that person discloses, my part in this business will cease and determine.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXXVI
8  Old Barley was growling and swearing when we repassed his door, with no appearance of having ceased or of meaning to cease.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XLVI
9  I told him I was well convinced of it; and I hinted that I hoped the time might even come, when he would cease to lead the lonely life he naturally contemplated now.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. THE BEGINNING OF A LONG JOURNEY
10  Insert the wedge into the Prerogative Office, and the country would cease to be glorious.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 33. BLISSFUL
11  In the ensuing interval, I told Miss Mills that she was evermore my friend, and that my heart must cease to vibrate ere I could forget her sympathy.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 37. A LITTLE COLD WATER
12  The colonel of the regiment had announced that if these scandals did not cease he would have to leave.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 1: Chapter 34
13  It seemed to her that, knowing this, he might sooner cease to love her; and she dreaded nothing now so much as losing his love, though she had no grounds for fearing it.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 5: Chapter 8
14  on young men even when they cease to deserve it; and if I had more self-confidence.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
15  You are confident that then man will cease from INTENTIONAL error and will, so to say, be compelled not to want to set his will against his normal interests.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 1: VII
Example Sentence: (19 in 2 pages)
1  There is in liberty as in innocence and virtue a satisfaction one can only feel in their enjoyment and a pleasure which can cease only when lost.
2  If wind sees their strong will, let such ordeal cease.
3  Too much opposition was set up against the government's plan to control wages and prices, so that they had to cease it.
4  The discussion centres on a reasonable agreement about 'cease fire' between the two warring parties.
5  Committees should cease to be executive or administrative bodies and should concentrate on policy determination.
6  The club will cease to exist if financial help is not found.
7  The present system of reaping without sowing should cease immediately.
8  Welfare payments cease as soon as an individual starts a job.
9  We must not only cease from the acts of sin, but we must get the vicious habits and inclinations weakened and destroyed.
10  When his power ceases to avail, that is when a stronger than he appears upon the scene.
11  It never ceases to amaze me how the business world continues to trivialize the world's environmental problems.
12  At last they ceased working for lack of capital.
13  My job had effectively ceased to exist.
14  That department has ceased to exist.
15  For all practical purposes the treaty has already ceased to exist.