surcease


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Synonyms for surcease

to prevent the occurrence or continuation of a movement, action, or operation

Synonyms for surcease

a stopping

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If th' assassination Could trammel up the consequence, and catch With his surcease success--that but this blow Might be the be-all and the end-all
Like Maurice Pialat's La Gueule ouverte (The Mouth Agape, 1974) and Cristi Puiu's Death of A47: Lazarescu (2005), Amour charts the deterioration of a body until surcease.
And so the depressive young woman in Hitomi Kanehara's "Delilah" can find momentary surcease only in anonymous sex.
The state's citizen works for conditions inexplicable to the freely pursuing citizen, employed by way of ecstasy where there is no security or surcease from labor (retirement).
I looked into the pit of death and it was there, the pit was, and the death: I circled it saying this looks like safety's surcease next to which risks' splits and roars, the sparrow's lone note in the gray tree, are radiances:
The events of recent days involving the Curia and my collaborators have brought sadness to my heart," Pope Benedict XVI said at the end of his general audience May 30--and thus, presumably, looking for some surcease himself.
This condition raises the prospect that, unlike any previous time, this twenty-first-century renaissance will simply continue without surcease, that renaissance will become our permanent address.
Yet all through, Ngumoha locates the African practice in an ageless universal human magico-religious tradition built around primeval fertility cults inspired by the mystery of the surcease of life in winter and its awesome rebirth in spring.
I need surcease from the tea party trio of brunette bombshells who are either tossing grenades or stepping silently over political land mines, when not uttering pretty platitudes about God and country.
Immersion Heaters will reduce rinse times and improve the removal of surcease contaminates by using hot DI water in the process.
Arendt hints at this continuity in the first chapter of The Human Condition when she says that "to the ancient freedom from the necessities of life and from compulsion by others, the philosophers added"--added, not opposed--"freedom and surcease from political activity" (14).
The printing presses ran without surcease for the next five years, emitting a total in $225 million in new "Continentals," as the currency was called.
Some workers look forward to retirement as a surcease from the daily toll of their work, and for them, being out of the labor force could have a salubrious effect on their emotional wellbeing.
Prado distinguishes between four types of suicide and euthanasia: preemptive suicide, surcease suicide, assisted surcease suicide, and requested or voluntary euthanasia.
Tithonus' fate--a charmed life, as it were--is to have ended up eternally tantalized by an eastern paradise and an unrealizable death, and to awaken every morning a day older, less competent, more moribund, nor any wiser or more capable; wishing for surcease like Mariana in the moated grange, having found a terrible version of the zoned-out existence of the land-lubbing Lotos-Eaters; or comatose with the entranced and moribund subject in Poe's "The Facts in the Case of M.