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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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cease
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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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  • Talking ceased immediately as all turned to lace the Headmaster.
  • ’After this year, of course, many of you will cease studying with me,’ Snape went on.
  • Professor McGonagall rapped three times with the griffin knocker and the voices ceased abruptly as though someone had switched them all off.
  • Then he would force down the purple end of the chew, at which the vomiting would immediately cease.

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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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