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abstain from

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of abstain

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

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