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Definition of desist:

  1. To cease to proceed or act; to stop; to forbear; - often with from.


come to an end, conclude, check, finish, drop, give over, bring to an end, knock off, leave off, call it quits, throw in the towel, pack, cut out, call it a day, shut off, forbear, lay off, cut off, abstain, break off, continue, have done with, swear off, refrain, break up, intermit, can.

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