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desist
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War and Peace
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  • "Lise, I beg you to desist," said Prince Andrew still more emphatically.
  • Natasha only desisted when she had been told that there would be pineapple ice.

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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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