Synonyms and Antonyms of abstain
to resist the temptation of had to abstain from solid food before her surgery Synonyms abjure, forbear (from), forgo (also forego), keep (from), refrain (from), withhold (from)Related Words avoid, eschew, shun; check, constrain, curb, inhibit; deny, refuse, reject, repudiate; buck, combat, fightNear Antonyms acquiesce (to), capitulate, concede (to), knuckle under (to)Antonyms bow (to), give in (to), submit (to), succumb (to), surrender (to), yield (to)
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