We are either going to stop him, or the United States of America is going to cease to exist.
This, and this only: cease to call slavery wrong, and join them in calling it right.
While there are a couple of antibiotics that usually work, if they are overused they, too, may cease to be effective.
But the arguments over drug testing may cease to matter if the synthetic drug epidemic continues.
Administration officials tell me that reacting favorably toward a cease fire proposal would lead Gaddafi to think he's winning.
He may cease to regard exactness as indispensable, as it always is.
Let fiction, at least, cease with life, and let us be serious over the grave.
The clean heart must continue contrite, if it is not to cease to be clean.
But the floods did not cease with that event, for several others have followed.
In yourself, in Polypes, there is an ambition to cease to be one.
c.1300, cesen, from Old French cesser "to come to an end, stop, cease; give up, desist," from Latin cessare "to cease, go slow, give over, leave off, be idle," frequentative of cedere (past participle cessus) "go away, withdraw, yield" (see cede). Related: Ceased; ceasing. Old English in this sense had geswican, blinnan.
"cessation, stopping," c.1300, from cease (n.) or else from Old French cesse "cease, cessation," from cesser.