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cease
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Harry Potter (#6) and the Half-Blood Prince
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  • "What do you mean, you might not be at Hogwarts next year?" said Pansy indignantly, ceasing grooming Malfoy at once.
  • This magic will cease to operate the moment that Harry turns seventeen; in other words, at the moment he becomes a man.

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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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