Definition of 'surcease'
Example sentences containing 'surcease'
Every person in it felt the need of surcease, quiet, privacy, whether for thought or grief or merely sleep.A PLAGUE OF ANGELS (2002) THE CHEEK PERFORATION DANCE (2002)
He followed, giving her no surcease, pressing his knee against the wall, lifting her so her most sensitive parts rubbed against him.MY FAVORITE BRIDE (2002)
Trends of 'surcease'
View usage over:
Definition of surcease from the Collins English Dictionary
Why every generation is at risk
Language expert Ian Brookes looks at the word 'election' and its origins.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.