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cease
used in The Fountainhead

7 uses
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Definition
to stop or discontinue
  • It had ceased to disturb him long ago.
    1.1 — Part 1 Chapter 1 (96% in)
  • The succession of his mistresses was so rapid that it ceased to be gossip.
    3.1 — Part 3 Chapter 1 (81% in)
  • He came home in the evening and the city ceased to exist.
    3.8 — Part 3 Chapter 8 (7% in)
  • Not in the total, undivided way, not with the kind of desire that becomes an ultimatum, 'yes' or 'no,' and one can't accept the 'no' without ceasing to exist.
    3.9 — Part 3 Chapter 9 (95% in)
  • For once, Keating could not follow people; it was too clear, even to him, that public favor had ceased being a recognition of merit, that it had become almost a brand of shame.
    4.7 — Part 4 Chapter 7 (17% in)
  • This did not disturb him; money had ceased to hold his attention as a major concern.
    4.7 — Part 4 Chapter 7 (18% in)
  • The Banner has ceased to exist.
    4.19 — Part 4 Chapter 19 (41% in)

There are no more uses of "cease" in The Fountainhead.

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