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synonyms for desistance

  • bar
  • block
  • break
  • conclusion
  • pause
  • barricade
  • blockade
  • cease
  • cessation
  • check
  • close
  • closing
  • control
  • cutoff
  • discontinuation
  • ending
  • fence
  • finish
  • freeze
  • hindrance
  • layoff
  • letup
  • lull
  • plug
  • roadblock
  • standstill
  • stay
  • stoppage
  • termination
  • wall
  • blank wall
  • break off
  • brick wall
  • grinding halt
  • screeching halt
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antonyms for desistance

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  • continuation
  • advance
  • aid
  • assistance
  • beginning
  • commencement
  • go
  • help
  • initiation
  • introduction
  • opening
  • start
  • origin
  • cause
  • start
  • opening
  • beginning
  • initiation
  • continuation
  • source
  • introduction
  • commencement
    • restarting
    • opening
    • start
    • beginning
    • continuation
    • introduction
    • initiation
    • commencement
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    How to use desistance in a sentence

    It also said it will adhere to a cease-and-desist order to not violate federal anti-fraud and record-keeping provisions.
    ROBINHOOD AGREES TO $65 MILLION CIVIL PENALTY TO RESOLVE SEC CHARGESHANNAH DENHAMDECEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
    The number of participants is now more than 13,000, which is double the 6,500 who had signed up before Facebook’s cease-and-desist letter.
    FACEBOOK GLITCH BLOCKS CERTAIN POLITICAL ADS, RAISING NEW QUESTIONS ABOUT TRANSPARENCYREBECCA HEILWEILOCTOBER 30, 2020VOX
    Since people learned that Facebook had sent a cease-and-desist letter to the researchers, thousands more volunteers have downloaded the Ad Observer browser extension.
    FACEBOOK GLITCH BLOCKS CERTAIN POLITICAL ADS, RAISING NEW QUESTIONS ABOUT TRANSPARENCYREBECCA HEILWEILOCTOBER 30, 2020VOX
    The cease-and-desist letter also said that if the researchers don’t shut down the tool voluntarily, they “may be subject to additional enforcement action.”
    FACEBOOK GLITCH BLOCKS CERTAIN POLITICAL ADS, RAISING NEW QUESTIONS ABOUT TRANSPARENCYREBECCA HEILWEILOCTOBER 30, 2020VOX
    Federal officials ordered Georgia’s Medicaid agency to “immediately cease and desist” the use of development authorities to obtain bonus payments.
    HE WANTED TO FIX RURAL AMERICA’S BROKEN NURSING HOMES. NOW, TAXPAYERS MAY BE ON THE HOOK FOR $76 MILLION.BY MAX BLAU FOR GEORGIA HEALTH NEWSSEPTEMBER 22, 2020PROPUBLICA
    It was felt by them at the time to be an additional incentive to moderation, to sobriety, to desistance from extreme views.
    LIFE OF JOHN COLERIDGE PATTESONCHARLOTTE M. YONGE
    All these charges were quieted by intrigue, bribery of the judges, or desistance of the accuser.
    WHAT IS PROPERTY?P. J. PROUDHON
    There are preachers of death: and the earth is full of those to whom desistance from life must be preached.
    THUS SPAKE ZARATHUSTRAFRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE
    They have not yet become men, those terrible ones: may they preach desistance from life, and pass away themselves!
    THUS SPAKE ZARATHUSTRAFRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE
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