1. desist stop performing some action
  2. bassist a musician who play the bass viol
  3. assist give help; be of service
  4. tsarist of or relating to or characteristic of a czar
  5. tzarist of or relating to or characteristic of a czar
  6. casuist someone whose reasoning is subtle and often specious
  7. fascist an adherent of right-wing authoritarian views
  8. tasset one of two pieces of armor plate hanging from the fauld to protect the upper thighs
  9. Taoist of or relating to the philosophical system developed by Lao-tzu and Chuang-tzu advocating a simple honest life
  10. essayist a writer of literary works
  11. fascista an Italian fascist under Mussolini
  12. racist a person with a belief in the superiority of one people
  13. resist withstand the force of something
  14. theist one who believes in the existence of a god or gods
  15. thesis an unproved statement advanced as a premise in an argument
  16. diseased caused by or altered by or manifesting disease or pathology
  17. twist cause an object to assume a curved or distorted shape
  18. ethicist a philosopher who specializes in ethics
  19. Massasoit Wampanoag leader who aided the Pilgrims (1580-1661)
  20. set aside give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause

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