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desist
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Treasure Island
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  • It was my first thought to pluck forth the dirk, but either it stuck too hard or my nerve failed me, and I desisted with a violent shudder.

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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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