cer-

cer-

prefix meaning "wax": ceraceous, cerate, cerumen.
References in classic literature ?
Cer- tain vague desires that had been invading her body were swept away and she sat up very straight on the bench.
The women here do cer- tainly act like all possessed.
Every man stood firm; and at our last meeting, we pledged ourselves afresh, in the most solemn manner, that, at the time appointed, we would cer- tainly start in pursuit of freedom.
In consequence of cer- tain events of no particular significance, except to my- self, I had been appointed to the command only a fortnight before.
He could break the door in, cer- tainly; but they would perhaps bundle him into chokey for that without asking questions--no great matter, only he was confoundedly afraid of being locked up, even in mistake.
His appearance was cer- tainly that of a hairdresser's dummy; but in the great demoralization of the land he kept up his appearance.