Cease in a sentence

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Definition of Cease

  • To come to an end; to stop; to leave off or give over; to desist; as, the noise ceased.
  • To be wanting; to fail; to pass away.
  • To put a stop to; to bring to an end.
  • (`cease' is a noun only in the phrase `without cease') end
  • have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical
  • put an end to a state or an activity

How to use cease in a sentence. Cease pronunciation.

It will never cease seeming strange to an American to hear a Russian mother and son talk intimately together in a language not their own.
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He passed through all the horror of dying, for visible preparations had been made for the execution, and he was certain that in a moment he would cease to live.
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Those who want this good gift must _pray for it_. Deliverance may be instantaneous or gradual, but do not cease your prayer.
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But I did not cease to hope.
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And Nancy would on no account have had him cease.
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To you, because I love you, and couldn't cease loving you, however I tried.
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A battle-ground of advertisements, fitly chosen amid subterranean din and reek; a symbol to the gaze of that relentless warfare which ceases not, night and day, in the world above.
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Then cease to make my hands tremble with the streams of life you pour through them.
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I wish I could control the lightning, and in two seconds you would cease to exist.
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The best way to succeed in this, avowedly, was to cease all intercourse with the Marquise.
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At intervals he seemed to cease breathing, as he listened to the chattering teeth of his young wife.
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Madame de Tecle, who reproached herself with the misfortunes of her daughter, as her own work, and who condemned herself with an unspeakable bitterness, did not cease to search, in the midst of those ruins of the past and of the present, some reparation, some refuge for the future.
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Until that time the Gatling battery had been worked with dogged persistency and grim silence, but from that moment every member of the battery yelled at the top of his voice until the command "Cease firing" was given.
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American troops would have awaited the charge, knowing that the machine gun fire must cease before contact could occur, but the Spaniards forgot this in their excitement, and made the fatal mistake of running.
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Ferguson, of the 13th, who when the troops had climbed as high as possible under the leaden canopy which the Gatlings made to cover their charge, waved his white handkerchief as a signal to cease firing.
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About nine o'clock, Hamilton's right piece, No. 3 of Capron's Battery, succeeded in planting a shell directly in the old stone fort, which knocked a hole in the masonry; but, just at this juncture, the battery was ordered to cease firing at the blockhouse, and to shell the enemy's trenches.
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He then satisfactorily demonstrated to them that if by any circumstances he were to cease to exist, the whole island would immediately sink under the sea.
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No, if I thought that I should cease to be a Christian.
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At present I feel that it is better for you and better for me that it should cease.
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About the house the sound of shutters creaking on rusty hinges never ceases.
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Examples of Cease

Example #1
Even Pushkin, the founder of Russian literature, the national poet, wrote in a letter to a friend, "Je vous parlerai la langue de l'Europe, elle m'est plus familiere.
Example #2
For many years, and until very recently, French was the language constantly used by educated and aristocratic native Russians, just as it is by the Poles and by the Roumanians.
Example #3
Then came the news that the Tsar had commuted the sentence to hard labour; this saved their lives, but one of the sufferers had become insane.
Example #4
When he was twenty-seven years old, having impulsively expressed revolutionary opinions at a Radical Club to which he belonged, he was arrested with a number of his mates, and after an imprisonment of some months, he was led out on the 22 December 1849, with twenty-one companions, to the scaffold.
Example #5
Seek in the Bible for those promises which show that he can _deliver from all evil_, and plead them and then trust in Him and his strength to fulfill them.
Example #6
Forget not that it is only in answer to your own prayer.