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cease
used in Lucky by Sebold

4 uses
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Definition
to stop or discontinue
  • Convinced it would destroy her, I ceased thinking of what had happened to me and worried about her instead.
    Chapter One (70% in)
  • I didn't want to be a dried-up old woman, or become a nun, or live in the house of my parents and stare at the wall ceaselessly.
    Chapter Ten (65% in)
  • When I said his name, the uniforms ceased restraining me.
    Chapter Thirteen (7% in)
  • We had never been best friends and now we would cease even to be acquaintances.
    Chapter Thirteen (63% in)

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