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cease
used in The Lords of Discipline

9 uses
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Definition
to stop or discontinue
  • And I had to begin by ceasing to loathe myself for my difference from the rest.
    Chapter 1.10 (40% in)
  • He could no more cease being a Charlestonian than I could cease being a Caucasian male.
    Chapter 1.2 (95% in)
  • He could no more cease being a Charlestonian than I could cease being a Caucasian male.
    Chapter 1.2 (95% in)
  • The laughter would cease when the parents left through the Gates of Legrand.
    Chapter 1.7 (13% in)
  • But the reason you don't see the hand of God coming out of the heavens to help deliver you from this fucking madman first sergeant who's in control ofyour destiny is that God has ceased to exist for any of you.
    Chapter 2.16 (55% in)
  • On this night we had ceased being plebes and had united together into an inseparable, undefeatable band.
    Chapter 2.17 (95% in)
  • The automatic sprinklers worked through the day and almost never ceased working through the night.
    Chapter 3.22 (1% in)
  • I had quit joking completely; the lines of endless banter ceased when there was nothing funny to say, nothing at all.
    Chapter 3.22 (4% in)
  • The drums ceased and the parade ground was as silent as an inland sea.
    Chapter 4.41 (88% in)

There are no more uses of "cease" in The Lords of Discipline.

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