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abstaining (from)

verb
present participle of abstain (from)

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to resist the temptation of
  • had to abstain from solid food before her surgery

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“Abstaining (from).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/abstaining%20%28from%29. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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