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cease
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Definition
to stop or discontinue
  • CHAPTER III As a child she had promised to be tall, but when she was sixteen she ceased to grow, and her stature, like most other points in her composition, was not unusual.
    Chapter 3 (1% in)
  • To her mind there was nothing of the infinite about Mrs. Penniman; Catherine saw her all at once, as it were, and was not dazzled by the apparition; whereas her father's great faculties seemed, as they stretched away, to lose themselves in a sort of luminous vagueness, which indicated, not that they stopped, but that Catherine's own mind ceased to follow them.
    Chapter 2 (90% in)
  • "Catherine," he said, lowering his voice, "I have never ceased to think of you."
    Chapter 35 (65% in)

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