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synonyms for surcease

  • delay
  • refrain
  • rest
  • stay
  • defer
  • desist
  • let up
  • postpone
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antonyms for surcease

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How to use surcease in a sentence

Imprisoning slopes seemed to be shutting them in without surcease, and Helen looked in vain for any aid.
MYSTERY RANCHARTHUR CHAPMAN
We must speak frankly in order that afflicted consciences may find surcease.
COMMENTARY ON THE EPISTLE TO THE GALATIANSMARTIN LUTHER
Here I surcease from the pleasant labours which have amused the few lonely hours that my various duties left me.
A LEGEND OF READING ABBEYCHARLES MACFARLANE
But it was the mere reactionary surcease of prolonged pain, and the fit came on again in uglier guise before he left.
WITCHING HILLE. W. HORNUNG
The Duke sent to him a tunne of wine, and granted a surcease of hostilitie for one day, to furnish him with water.
THE LIVES OF THE III NORMANS, KINGS OF ENGLAND: WILLIAM THE FIRST, WILLIAM THE SECOND, HENRIE THE FIRSTJOHN HAYWARD
He could find no surcease only in the oft-repeated exclamation of reproach.
THE BROKEN SWORDDENNISON WORTHINGTON
However, there was always surcease in the cellars—that is, the Doppelkinn cellars.
THE PRINCESS ELOPESHAROLD MACGRATH
She found herself longing for the Pine River cabin, for surcease from this never-ending journey.
NORTH OF FIFTY-THREEBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Therein, after all, lay the roots of the peace and the surcease which henceforth would be his portion.
SUNDRY ACCOUNTSIRVIN S. COBB
Dawn came when the end-of-track camp was still forty miles away, but the breaking day brought no surcease of strugglings.
EMPIRE BUILDERSFRANCIS LYNDE
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