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: stop, cease
picked up where he had left off
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break off, break up, cease, close, conclude, dead-end, determine, die, discontinue, elapse, end, expire, finish, go, halt, lapse, let up, pass, quit, stop, terminate, wind up, wink (out)
continue, hang on, persist
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14th century, in the meaning defined above
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