Definition of 'surcease'
Example sentences containing 'surcease'
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Every person in it felt the need of surcease, quiet, privacy, whether for thought or grief or merely sleep. A PLAGUE OF ANGELS (2002)So this is it; my pounding heart surcease, Rebecca thinks. 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'
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Definition of surcease from the Collins English Dictionary
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