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abstain

verb

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as in refuse, reject

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The first known use of abstain was in the 14th century

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“Abstain.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/abstain. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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