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abstain


abstain from

verb

Definition of ABSTAIN

to resist the temptation of <had to abstain from solid food before her surgery>
Synonyms abjure, abstain (from), forgo (also forego), keep (from), refrain (from), withhold (from)
Near Antonyms acquiesce (to), capitulate, concede (to), knuckle under (to)
Antonyms bow (to), give in (to), submit (to), succumb (to), surrender (to), yield (to)

February 26, 2015
captious Hear it
Tending to find fault and raise objections
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