Thesaurus / cease
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
The bear watched him narrowly with its wicked little eyes, though it did not see fit to cease its paw-licking.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
As soon as he had seen his mother, he would set off again, and never cease searching till he had found either Ramona or her grave.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
It was a life full of freedom, and I shall never cease to be grateful for it, but I must go home soon and look after my affairs.
He made him like the saints in glory, and magnified him in the fear of his enemies, and with his words he made prodigies to cease.
Industrial society, they say, must be reorganized from top to bottom; private industry must cease.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
Cease ye therefore from the man, whose breath is in his nostrils, for he is reputed high.
When shall fond woman cease to give—when shall mean and sordid man be satisfied with something less than all she has to grant?
For yet a little and a very little while, and my indignation shall cease, and my wrath shall be upon their wickedness.
When I can cease to remember that the sun shines, that I exist—then, perhaps, I may forget you; but not till then.
Take away from me the way, turn away the path from me, let the Holy One of Israel cease from before us.
WORDS RELATED TO CEASE
- grinding halt
- screaming halt
- time off
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