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refrain

noun

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a part of a song or hymn that is repeated every so often
  • I didn't know the verses of the song, so I only sang on the refrain

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

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“Refrain.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/refrain. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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