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cease
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The Fountainhead
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  • It had ceased to disturb him long ago.
  • The succession of his mistresses was so rapid that it ceased to be gossip.
  • Not in the total, undivided way, not with the kind of desire that becomes an ultimatum, ’yes’ or ’no,’ and one can’t accept the ’no’ without ceasing to exist.
  • He came home in the evening and the city ceased to exist.
  • This did not disturb him; money had ceased to hold his attention as a major concern.
  • The Banner has ceased to exist.
  • For once, Keating could not follow people; it was too clear, even to him, that public favor had ceased being a recognition of merit, that it had become almost a brand of shame.

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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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