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  • Desisting from this, he began to wander about the far end of the field, aimlessly.
  • He had made two attempts to shave but his hand had been so unsteady that he had been obliged to desist.
  • As these had not been well received, he had desisted.

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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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