Examples of surcease in a Sentence
hoping the new medicine would bring surcease to his pain
First Known Use of surcease
Synonymsarrest, arrestment, cease, cessation, check, close, closedown, closure, conclusion, cutoff, discontinuance, discontinuation, ending, expiration, finish, halt, lapse, offset, shutdown, shutoff, stay, stop, stoppage, end, termination
Related Wordsmop-up, phaseout; abeyance, break, interruption, layoff, letup, moratorium, pause, standstill, suspension
Near Antonymsextension, persistence, prolongation
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