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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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