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cease
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Heart of Darkness
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  • It had ceased to be a blank space of delightful mystery—a white patch for a boy to dream gloriously over.
  • The noise outside had ceased, and presently in going out I stopped at the door.
  • It ceased.
  • Marlow ceased, and sat apart, indistinct and silent, in the pose of a meditating Buddha.

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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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