(v. i.) To cease to proceed or act; to stop; to forbear; -- often with from.
(1) The resolution also opens the door for other bodies, such as the European Union and the International Criminal Court, to intensify their pressure on Israel to desist from its illegal practices on the West Bank and its war crimes in Gaza.
(2) We suspect that this hazard is more prevalent than its scarcity in the literature would suggest and that potential for unintended injury should be a prominent factor in the decision to proceed or desist with resection of a large neuroblastoma.
(3) Manchester United manager Ed Woodward is reported to have sent Chelsea a "terse" letter, warning them to cease and desist in their efforts to sign Wayne Rooney .
(4) Functions for the probability of feeding success and desistance over time were derived using data from observations on 300 mosquitoes.
(5) Last week the service pleaded with the public to desist from killing wild animals and instead contact the nearest office of the service.
(6) The agency’s ability to mute the proceedings was a surprise to Pohl, who issued a cease-and-desist order .
(7) He also told those briefing against Ed Miliband to desist, saying they should "get over it" and realise they had lost the Labour leadership election.
(8) Similar 22-kilohertz vocalizations occur in other social contexts, and in general they appear to be desist-contact signals.
(9) UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon's office has said he is "gravely concerned" and has called on all sides to exercise the utmost restraint and desist from provocative actions: "He strongly condemns the excessive use of force by government security forces against unarmed protestors in the capital Sana'a, resulting in scores of people killed and many more injured."
(10) Britain has been an enthusiastic advocate of EU and US sanctions imposed on Russia over the Ukraine conflict, and on Wednesday Cameron warned Putin that if he did not desist from supporting the rebels there would have financial and economic consequences for his country for many years to come.
(11) The authors desist from proposing genus and species names for the same reasons.
(12) Does a desisting doctor share responsibility, if he refers a patient to another doctor, who he knows would willingly perform prenatal diagnostics?
(13) Kaká came on to help Madrid seek it but Jupp Heynckes's side did not desist.
(14) The author points out the need for desisting from a scientific posture that switches the professional practice of Psychology into a mere diffusing of the Philosophy of Behavior--instead of resorting to technics aiming at modifying a behavior the patient feels as unpleasant or unadapted.
(15) So we have to be very firm and strong about the sanctions and say to Vladimir Putin: ‘What you are doing is unacceptable and it will have economic and financial consequences for many years to come if you do not desist with your behaviour’.” Speaking during a visit to West Sussex, Cameron underlined his intention to keep pressure on European Union partners to maintain the sanctions regime against Russia despite the ceasefire agreement.
(16) Houston’s city attorney, David Feldman, sent an email to Uber last month formally asking that it “cease and desist” from encouraging the public to write to officials demanding the introduction of the service.
(17) Two years later, in the summer of 2010, UberCab opened in San Francisco with just a small fleet of cars and a handful of employees, to be greeted by a cease-and-desist order from the city’s municipal transportation agency.
(18) Michael Gove may decry criticism of British leadership as an “out-of-touch elite”, but aerial photographs have proved that while the German defence had constructed concrete bunkers four deep, as late as 1916 old Oxford cavalrymen like Haig – drawn from class not qualification – desisted from resourcing trench warfare, insisting that a breakthrough was still possible.
(19) "It's a very serious situation - the message from the United States is Iran should cease and desist."
(20) Most of the time when we get issues like that coming to us we send out a desist notice and we say to the press, 'Look, there's an issue here, you may be in breach of the code, you got those photographs by harassment, you've got an issue to do with the privacy of that family, hold back' and they do.
(v. i.) To persist in any business or enterprise undertaken; to pursue steadily any project or course begun; to maintain a purpose in spite of counter influences, opposition, or discouragement; not to give or abandon what is undertaken.
(1) Parameters under consideration were: Form distortion, rotation, integration, perseveration, use of space, subtle motricity, score (global parameter), and time employed.
(2) 3, unilateral anteromedial lesions tested within 1 day increased perseverations more than lesions tested with 6 days' recovery.
(3) "Now, if that is the way they have gone about giving the man the job, why don't they persevere with it?
(4) In elementary motor perseveration once an element of a movement has begun it is no longer inhibited at the right time and continues unchecked.
(5) While it is impossible to predict the outcome in many individual cases, it is also apparent that gratifying long-term results in addition to palliation can be achieved if one is perseverant and persistent in the application of sound principles in the management of this disorder.
(6) Specific issues discussed include task difficulty, genotype effects on life span learning processes, perseveration, and early versus later experience.
(7) Whereas scopolamine disrupts habituation, d-amphetamine induces perseveration independently of any effects on habituation.
(8) Essential traits of this personality are an independent mind capable of liberating itself from dogmatic tenets universally accepted by the scientific community; the capacity and courage to look at things from a new angle; powers of combination, intuition and imagination; feu sacré and perseverance--in short, intellectual as well as moral qualities.
(9) It is suggested that quinpirole induces perseveration of route by affecting presynaptic release of dopamine, and that the organization of route is independent of the organization of movement.
(10) It is provisionally suggested that enhancement of the perseveration represents an innate response to stressful stimuli, but as animals learn mastery over the response contingencies, the persistence in adopting such a response strategy wanes.
(11) However, if you do persevere with Law & Order, stage two in enquiries is a run-in with detective inspector Natalie Chandler.
(12) Perseverations were present in the speech of both the SRD and SDAT subjects, whereas aposiopesis, logorrhea, and palilalia were more typical of the SDAT subjects.
(13) A question on the existence of two strategies of cognitive behaviour alteration and perseveration in rat population is under discussion.
(14) Two experiments demonstrated that self-perceptions and social perceptions may persevere after the initial basis for such perceptions has been completely discredited.
(15) The effects have been interpreted in more general terms as "behavioural disinhibition" or "response perseveration" or in more specific terms as reduced "reward delay" or as an attenuation of a "behavioural inhibition system".
(16) Patients with left posterior lesions usually failed to suppress the expression of previously generated words in the subsequent generation task, whereas patients with left anterior lesions stated a greater number of new (incorrect) words in the recall of previously learned words, presumed to indicate stuck-in-set perseveration of the previous generation performance.
(17) If we persevere, some of what we find impossible to achieve today will become possible tomorrow, will become the norm of the future, and will, we hope, give way to still better innovations as medicine continues to evolve.
(18) Response perseveration was investigated in an experimental procedure which has previously been shown to be sensitive to pharmacologically induced behavioral perseveration and response stereotypy.
(19) "Ramadan, the month of mercy, teaches us the value of unity and perseverance and we urge the British Muslim communities to continue the generous and tireless efforts to support all of those affected by the crisis in Syria and unfolding events in Iraq, but to do so from the UK in a safe and responsible way."
(20) I see it as a sign that he can weather a storm, persevere and come out victorious.