Example sentences for: desist

How can you use “desist” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The paper, noting that Musharraf didn't talk about martial law or of any new constitutional arrangements in his address to the nation, cited reports that the United States has been in direct contact with the Pakistani military urging it to desist from doing anything unconstitutional.

  • In which case, the legislature should cease and desist and let the government go on."

  • It has everything from the cease and desist letter to any articles remote to the subject.

  • Banks not heeding this "imperative" are subject to cease and desist orders and to financial penalties of thousands or millions of dollars.

  • Until explicitly asked to desist, Prudie will continue.


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