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continence

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1 abstention from sexual intercourse

  • argued for a pregnancy-prevention program that did not put so much faith in the continence of teenagers
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4 voluntary restraint in the satisfaction of one's appetites

  • a gambling mecca that has a reputation for being the sort of place where caution and continence are thrown to the wind
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