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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of cease.

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Examples

  • Even with the addition of tou kurion, the term ceases to be a title for

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  • If showing a single lie were sufficient to demonstrate that someone is “a liar,” then everyone on the planet is “a liar,” since everyone has told lies, and the word ceases to convey any informational content.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » John Mark Reynolds on Sarah Palin

  • The word ceases to be “words” and becomes a Person, embodying in Himself all human beings and all creation.

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  • I have said in this interview, for example, that solidarity must be one of the principles of the new order, because there are still a lot of countries with such difficult conditions and so few resources that they will need international cooperation, even if this new order is established, protectionism ceases, dumping [preceding word in English] ceases, they pay us what our merchandise is worth, and there is really a world policy of development.

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  • If that is called persecution, the word ceases to have any meaning.

    The Life of Froude

  • He was altogether one of the most unique characters that his native State has produced, and when his name ceases to be connected with shows and zoological exhibitions, he will be lovingly remembered as the genial friend, the sturdy patriot, the public-spirited and philanthropic neighbor, and the honest, true-hearted man.

    Life of Hon. Phineas T. Barnum

  • By and by the rain ceases; the clouds part; the sun breaks out; the horses are brought round; and for the third time that day, we again push on for Caprile.

    Untrodden Peaks and Unfrequented Valleys

  • Soon after this he was engaged in making a new model for a cupola, and then suddenly his name ceases to appear upon the registers.

    A History of Art for Beginners and Students Painting, Sculpture, Architecture

  • The call ceases, and another of these watch-dogs of the woods takes it up afar off.

    Nature Near London

  • 'Yes, Socrates, but the cases are not parallel; for if you subtract or misplace a letter, the name ceases to be a name.'

    Cratylus

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