verb (used without object), sur·ceased, sur·ceas·ing.
verb (used with object), sur·ceased, sur·ceas·ing.
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“We plan to be on the air right straight through the primary, without surcease,” Lugar says.GOP’s Richard Lugar Faces Hostile Tea Party in Battle to Keep Senate Seat|Lloyd Grove|March 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Imprisoning slopes seemed to be shutting them in without surcease, and Helen looked in vain for any aid.Mystery Ranch|Arthur Chapman
We must speak frankly in order that afflicted consciences may find surcease.Commentary on the Epistle to the Galatians|Martin Luther
Here I surcease from the pleasant labours which have amused the few lonely hours that my various duties left me.A Legend of Reading Abbey|Charles MacFarlane
But it was the mere reactionary surcease of prolonged pain, and the fit came on again in uglier guise before he left.Witching Hill|E. W. Hornung
The Duke sent to him a tunne of wine, and granted a surcease of hostilitie for one day, to furnish him with water.