-cede, -ceed, -cess, -cease

(Latin: to be in motion; to go, to go away, to yield, to give up, to withdraw)

Referring to a process of yielding or admitting to something that may be disputable.
decease (verb), deceases; deceased; deceasing
1. The event or act of dying or a departure from life.
2. To pass from physical life and to lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life.
3. Etymology: from French deces, from Latin decessus. "death,"; literally, "departure", from the past participle stem of decedere "to die"; from de-, "away" + cedere "to go".
deceased (s) (noun), deceased (pl)
1. Someone who is no longer alive.
2. Those who have recently died: "The two brothers were the deceased who were killed in the auto accident."
3. The person who has died, as used in the handling of his/her estate, probate, of will; and other proceedings after one's death.
4. A reference to the victim of a homicide: "The deceased was shot several times."
decedent (s) (noun), decedents (pl)
1. Someone who is no longer alive.
2. A person who has recently died.
Duc, sequere, aut de via decede.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
A funeral song or discourse; an elegy (a lament or mournful poem for the dead).
exceed (iks SEED) (verb), exceeds; exceeded; exceeding
1. To surpass, to go beyond normal requirements or beyond the limit of: "The police will give you a ticket if you exceed the speed limit."
2. To excel, predominate, surpass, be superior: "She exceeded all of the other contestants in the singing contest."
1. Very great; extraordinary; exceptional.
2. Being greater than someone or something else; surpassing.
excess (ik SES)
1. The amount by which one quantity exceeds another or an amount that is more than the usual or necessary amount: "Although there are advantages for users, some people may think that the word lists have an excess of words."
2. Surpassing limits; surplus, extra, overflow: "The excess furniture was stored in the cellar."
3. Superabundance, surplus, overabundance, too much, oversupply, plethora, glut: "The boy had an excess of energy."
4. Etymology: from Latin excessus, "departure, going beyond the bounds of reason or beyond the subject"; from stem of excedere, "to depart, to go beyond".

Some people always confuse access and excess. Access is a way of getting to something or someone; excess is a surplus, a state of overabundance: "How could the thief have gained access to the vault?" "Dieting will take off your excess weight."

Excess is what some people always enjoy drinking to.
—Evan Esar
1. Beyond what is considered acceptable, proper, usual, or necessary.
2. Going beyond the usual, necessary, or proper limit or degree; characterized by excess.
Characterized by being an amount or degree too great to be reasonable or acceptable.
1. Immoderation as a consequence of going beyond sufficient or permitted limits.
2. Being more than is necessary, normal, or desirable.
Feriis caret necessitas.
Necessity has no holidays.
1. A reference to not being able to be accessed; that is, out of reach; inconvenient.
2. Characterized by an inability to be reached; unattainable.
3. Being remote or unapproachable.
1. Capable of being reached only with great difficulty or not at all.
2. Incapable of being obtained.
3. Difficult or impossible to financially afford or to obtain.

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