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cessation
used in Middlemarch

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Definition
a stopping
  • To him it was like the cessation of an ache that Mary could laugh at him, and with a passive sort of smile he tried to reach her hand; but she slipped away quickly towards the door and said, "I shall tell uncle.
    Book 3 — Waiting for Death (31% in)

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