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Synonyms and Antonyms of desist

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desist

synonym (synonym of desist)

  • (verb.consumption)
    choose not to consume (verb.consumption)
     

antonym (antonym of desist)

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF desist relation)

  • (verb.consumption)
    abstain from eating (verb.consumption)
     
  • (verb.consumption)
    refrain from certain foods or beverages (verb.consumption)
     
  • (verb.consumption)
    practice teetotalism and abstain from the consumption of alcoholic beverages (verb.consumption)
     

derivation (.... is derived from desist)

  • (noun.attribute)
    the trait of abstaining (especially from alcohol) (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person who refrains from drinking intoxicating beverages (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who practices self denial as a spiritual discipline (noun.person)
     
  • (adj.all)
    self-restraining; not indulging an appetite especially for food or drink (adj.all)
     
synonym antonym hyponym derivation abstain refrain consume have ingest take take in fast avoid keep off teetotal abstention abstinence abstainer ascetic abstentious abstinent

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