|part of speech:
||a pausing or stopping; discontinuance.
There was a cessation of violence during Christmas.
- cease, discontinuance, ending, halt, stop, stoppage, stopping, surcease, termination
- continuation, resumption, start
- similar words:
- abeyance, adjournment, break, close, completion, conclusion, end, finish, intermission, interruption, letup, lull, pause, respite, rest, suspension
||arrest, check, closure, last