desist


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Synonyms for desist

choose not to consume

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He tried to make him desist, then swung the axe for him.
The Grasshopper refused to desist, and chirped louder and louder the more the Owl entreated.
Desist (thou art discerned, And toil'st in vain), nor me in vain molest.
A madness was upon me and I repeated the folly, the offense, but again ineffectually, and I had the decency to desist.
Gilbert laid down the ponderous medical tome over which he had been poring until the increasing dusk of the March evening made him desist.
When Tarzan screamed at him to desist, the young ape released the rope a little and then drew it tight again.
I wish, Mr Square, you would desist from filling the minds of my pupils with such antichristian stuff; for the consequence must be, while they are under my care, its being well scourged out of them again.
But when I had come so far a way already, mere shame would not suffer me to desist till I had put the matter to the touch of proof; I was bound, out of mere self-respect, to carry it through; and little as I liked the sound of what I heard, and slow as I began to travel, I still kept asking my way and still kept advancing.
If George did not mimic his uncle to his face, it was only by Dobbin's rebukes and Amelia's terrified entreaties that the little scapegrace was induced to desist.
Among the 10 desist orders was one issued in March to Snow Brand Foods Co.
com, has received cease and desist letters from Harvard University Press, which has also filed suit for copyright infringement, as well as Perseus Books.
The publication includes coverage of new laws and regulations, such as Gramm-Leach-Bliley, compliance actions to avoid federal cease and desist actions, and explanations of the federal regulatory scheme affecting banks, insurers, brokers and a variety of related businesses with access to private and personal information.
A 56-year-old man in Shizuoka Prefecture on Friday became the first Japanese person to be indicted on charges of violating the newly implemented anti-stalking law despite receiving a warning and desist order from authorities.
Peace always comes in steps, and the first step is to cease and desist from killing.
To terminate the illegal relationship between BCCI and CCAH, the Federal Reserve, on January 22, 1991, sent a proposed cease and desist order to counsel for BCCI and made criminal referrals to the Department of Justice.