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celibacy

noun

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  1. abstention from sexual intercourse a widower who has maintained absolute celibacy since the death of his wife Synonyms of celibacy abstinence, chasteness, chastity, continence Words Related to celibacy modesty, purity; honor, innocence, virginity, virtue Near Antonyms of celibacy debauchery, lechery, licentiousness, venery, wenching, whoring


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