To better see all uses of the word
desist
in
Ulysses
please enable javascript.

Go to New Version of This Page
This old version has not been updated since 2016,
but we're leaving it in case you prefer it.
Show What's New
Please update your links from the new version.
desist
Used In
Ulysses
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • The monster Maffei desisted and flung his victim from him with an oath.
  • Why did he desist from speculation?
  • (Bloom, mumbling, his eyes downcast, begins to bestow his parcels in his filled pockets but desists, muttering.

  • There are no more uses of "desist" in the book.


    Show samples from other sources
  • The Federal Trade Commission ordered the company to cease-and-desist from making such claims.
  • The new company was halted in their tracks when the city had a cease-and-desist order issued.

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading