To better see all uses of the word
desist
in
Oliver Twist
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
Oliver Twist
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • Notwithstanding the evidently useless nature of their search, they did not desist until the coming on of night rendered its further prosecution hopeless; and even then, they gave it up with reluctance.
  • When he began to undo the chain, the legs desisted, and a voice began.

  • 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