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cessation
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
a stopping
  • In fact, that lady did presently descend from her room, in double wonder at the noise and the subsequent cessation of Philip's music.
    2.4 -- Book 2 Chapter 4 -- "The Young Idea" (78% in)
  • The first thing that waked her to fuller consciousness was the cessation of the rain, and a perception that the darkness was divided by the faintest light, which parted the overhanging gloom from the immeasurable watery level below.
    7.5 -- Book 7 Chapter 5 -- The Last Conflict (56% in)

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