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Noun
A part of a song or hymn that is repeated every so often
“I didn't know the verses of the song, so I only sang on the refrain.”
Noun
Chorus of musical piece
Noun
A succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence
Noun
A tedious recital or repetitive series
Noun
A short slogan, verse, or tune designed to be easily remembered, especially as used in advertising
Noun
Any passage of these used as a prayer
Noun
Stave
Noun
Animated, brisk motion
Noun
A repeated instrumental melody line in a song
Verb
Stop oneself from doing something
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“The public doesn't expect praise for refraining from pogroms, but nor does it expect ceaseless injunctions to abstain from them.”
Verb
To come to an end
Verb
To refuse to give (something that is due to or is desired by another)
Verb
Struggle or fight back when attacked
Verb
Keep from
Verb
To refrain from openly acting or speaking
Verb
To restrict one's consumption, typically of food
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