I hereby call on all Republicans involved in any voter suppression efforts to cease and desist immediately.
He said that when he told her to desist, she threatened to hit herself and then tell the cops that he had done it.
From Air Force One: “We call on all sides to cease and desist from the use of violence.”
Then there are the cases where the FEC does issue a cease and desist directive—only to be completely ignored.
It is not your duty to complete the task, but neither are you free to desist from it.
A policeman is called and the officer gives the woman notice that he will arrest her if she does not desist.
This time he did not desist until he had broken through the panel.
The remonstrative shouts of his friends, however, induced him to desist, and he sat down to work in a less perilous position.
She stood on a balcony above, and called upon the people to desist, and hear her.
Batista some years, during which he continued to paint, and to form pupils, until infirmity and old age compelled him to desist.