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desisted


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Desist  \De*sist"\  (?;  277),  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Desisted};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Desisting}.]  [L.  desistere;  de-  +  sistere  to 
  stand  stop,  fr  stare  to  stand:  cf  F.  d['e]sister.  See 
  {Stand}.] 
  To  cease  to  proceed  or  act  to  stop;  to  forbear;  --  often 
  with  from 
 
  Never  desisting  to  do  evil.  --E.  Hall. 
 
  To  desist  from  his  bad  practice.  --Massinger. 
 
  Desist  (thou  art  discern'd,  And  toil'st  in  vain). 
  --Milton. 




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