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cease
used in The Time Machine

5 uses
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Definition
to stop or discontinue
  • After a time we ceased to do that, and looked only at the Time Traveller's face.
    Chapter 2 (99% in)
  • The difficulty of increasing population had been met, I guessed, and population had ceased to increase.
    Chapter 4 (84% in)
  • The bright little figures ceased to move about below, a noiseless owl flitted by, and I shivered with the chill of the night.
    Chapter 5 (1% in)
  • When I saw them I ceased abruptly to trouble about the Morlocks, and was only concerned in banishing these signs of the human inheritance from Weena's eyes.
    Chapter 5 (99% in)
  • The band of light that had indicated the sun had long since disappeared; for the sun had ceased to set—it simply rose and fell in the west, and grew ever broader and more red.
    Chapter 11 (14% in)

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