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abstain

vi ab·stain \əb-ˈstān, ab-\

Definition of ABSTAIN

:  to refrain deliberately and often with an effort of self-denial from an action or practice (as consumption of a food or a drug or indulgence in sexual intercourse)
ab·stain·er noun
March 30, 2015
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