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cease
used in Slaughterhouse-Five

5 uses
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Definition
to stop or discontinue
  • They ... ceased to talk, then died.
    Chapter 6 (56% in)
ceased = discontinued
  • Once this is understood the disagreeable behavior of American enlisted men in German prisons ceases to be a mystery.
    Chapter 5 (89% in)
  • He said that he had seen several men die in the following way: They ceased to stand up straight, then ceased to shave or wash, then ceased to get out of bed, then ceased to talk, then died.
    Chapter 6 (56% in)
  • He said that he had seen several men die in the following way: They ceased to stand up straight, then ceased to shave or wash, then ceased to get out of bed, then ceased to talk, then died.
    Chapter 6 (56% in)
  • He said that he had seen several men die in the following way: They ceased to stand up straight, then ceased to shave or wash, then ceased to get out of bed, then ceased to talk, then died.
    Chapter 6 (56% in)

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