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cease
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The Great Gatsby
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  • He hadn’t once ceased looking at Daisy, and I think he revalued everything in his house according to the measure of response it drew from her well-loved eyes.
  • The murmur trembled on the verge of coherence, sank down, mounted excitedly, and then ceased altogether.
  • "Sophisticated — God, I’m sophisticated!" The instant her voice broke off, ceasing to compel my attention, my belief, I felt the basic insincerity of what she had said.

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  • They signed a cease-fire agreement.
  • They agreed to a temporary cease-fire so non-combatants could leave the area.

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