Definition Of desist

verb

cease; abstain.

each pledged to desist from acts of sabotage

Example Of desist

  • All other followers are threatened or enticed to cease and desist .

  • Builders and developers should desist from destroying lakes and trees to make room for residential layouts.

  • each pledged to desist from acts of sabotage

  • Frankly, I hope that he desists from knocking on my door at seven in the morning with some trivial problem, but I am not over-optimistic.

  • He also ordered that they were to desist from causing obstruction to council workers or trespass on council offices.


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