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used in To Kill a Mockingbird

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to stop or discontinue
  • The Radley Place had ceased to terrify me, but it was no less gloomy, no less chilly under its great oaks, and no less uninviting.
    p. 324.4
ceased = no longer had the effect
  • Jem explained that if he did, the snowman would become muddy and cease to be a snowman.
    p. 90.4
  • cease = discontinue
  • The alarm clock had ceased sounding, but Mrs. Dubose would release us with, "That'll do," so late in the afternoon Atticus would be home reading the paper when we returned.
    p. 146.1
  • ceased = stopped
  • From that moment he ceased to terrify me.
    p. 222.3
ceased = no longer had the effect
There are no more uses of "cease" in To Kill a Mockingbird.

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