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cease
used in The Mysterious Benedict Society

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Definition
to stop or discontinue
  • Sure enough, within a few moments the ringing had ceased and the pencil woman had led Kate into the sitting room to join him.
    p. 60.7
  • The child's voice never faltered, never ceased, but delivered the curious phrases in an eerie, chant-like progression.
    p. 98.8
  • Abruptly, the laughter ceased.
    p. 112.3

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