desist from (something)

desist from (something)

To stop doing something. If you don't desist from blasting that music, I'm calling the police!
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

desist from something

to stop doing something. You must desist from further attempts to contact your wife. I wish you would desist from calling me Willie.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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