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Verb
Present participle for 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
Present participle for to stop or desist from doing something
Verb
Present participle for to refuse to give (something that is due to or is desired by another)
Verb
Present participle for stop
Verb
Present participle for to restrict one's consumption, typically of food
Noun
The act of abstaining from something, such as drinking alcohol
Noun
The practice of restraining oneself from indulging in something, typically alcohol or sex
Noun
The act of traversing
Noun
The act or state of eschewing or avoiding something
Adjective
Self-disciplined or ascetic
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