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cease
used in The Two Towers

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Definition
to stop or discontinue
  • Fierce and shrill rose the yells of the Orcs, and suddenly the horn-calls ceased.
    3.1 — Book 3 Chapter 1 — The Departure of Boromir (10% in)
  • Later in the night when the moon came out of the mist, then occasionally they could be seen, shadowy shapes that glinted now and again in the white light, as they moved in ceaseless patrol.
    3.3 — Book 3 Chapter 3 — The Uruk-Hai (65% in)
  • The Ents were drawing near the crest of the ridge now, and all song had ceased.
    3.4 — Book 3 Chapter 4 — Treebeard (99% in)
  • They rode down to the river, and as they came the wolves ceased their howling and slunk away.
    3.8 — Book 3 Chapter 8 — The Road to Isengard (50% in)
  • Now the watch-towers, which had fallen into decay, were repaired, and filled with arms, and garrisoned with ceaseless vigilance.
    4.3 — Book 4 Chapter 3 — The Black Gate is Closed (4% in)
  • At first he could hear no sound but the unceasing rush of the fall behind him.
    4.6 — Book 4 Chapter 6 — The Forbidden Pool (35% in)
  • ' So it went on, almost as unceasing as the waterfall, only interrupted by a faint noise of slavering and gurgling.
    4.6 — Book 4 Chapter 6 — The Forbidden Pool (38% in)
  • This doom shall stand for a year and a day, and then cease, unless you shall before that term come to Minas Tirith and present yourself to the Lord and Steward of the City.
    4.6 — Book 4 Chapter 6 — The Forbidden Pool (72% in)

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