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cease
used in The Poisonwood Bible

5 uses
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Definition
to stop or discontinue
  • Your bright eyes bear down on me without cease, on behalf of the quick and the dead.
    Book 1 — Genesis (4% in)
  • Without cease, they'll bend to his light.
    Book 3 — Judges (0% in)
  • I listened to the world around me, but all other sound had ceased entirely.
    Book 4 — Bel and the Serpent (96% in)
  • After the first several miles I ceased to feel the weight on my head at all.
    Book 5 — Exodus (5% in)
  • Then after a week or two the women usually begin to talk, very softly but without cease, until they've finished the accounting of places and people they've lost.
    Book 6 — Song of the Children (50% in)

There are no more uses of "cease" in The Poisonwood Bible.

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