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Example sentences for surcease

Electricity has given so much comfort to womankind, such surcease to her life of drudgery.
More numerous, but relatively small, is the number that seek surcease from pain when aching or ulcerated teeth are to be drawn.
High-level meetings with creditor nations bring no surcease.
Above all, he was unable to satisfy the need for a surcease from the turmoil of the previous decade.
Caves also offer shelter from the elements, a haven from pursuing enemies, and surcease for the war-weary soul.

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