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Sample sentences for the GRE study word cessation

cessation can be used as a noun

1.It was a time of universal rejoicing, cessation from labour, and merry-making. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens
2.He has now so far quieted that there are spells of cessation from his passion. - from Dracula by Bram Stoker
3.The tumult of cessation from lessons was already breaking forth, but it sank at her voice. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
4.Thus rest or cessation is both pleasure and pain. - from The Republic by Plato
5.At first the ravenous animals were startled and terrified at the change--at the cessation of movement. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
6.Death, as a cessation of movement, as a passing out and away from the lives of the living, he knew, and he knew John Thornton was dead. - from The Call of the Wild by Jack London
7.What modern men desire above all, is peace and the cessation of pain. - from Thus Spake Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche
8.But one thing is possible, one thing she might desire," he went on, "that is the cessation of your relations and all memories associated with them. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
9.And then the music ceased, as I have told and the evolutions of the waltzers were quieted and there was an uneasy cessation of all things as before. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
10.Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins We know that there are diseases in which occur total cessations of all the apparent functions of vitality, and yet in which these cessations are merely suspensions, properly so called. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe

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