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desist
used in Treasure Island

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Definition
to not do something
  • 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.
    Chapter 27 — "Pieces of Eight" (14% in)

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