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refrain from

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of refrain from

  1. to resist the temptation of couldn't refrain from ruffling her nephew's neatly combed hair whenever she saw him Synonyms abjure, abstain (from), forgo (also forego), keep (from), forbear (from), withhold (from)Related Words avoid, eschew, shun; check, constrain, curb, inhibit; deny, refuse, reject, repudiate; buck, combat, fightNear Antonyms acquiesce (to), capitulate, concede (to), knuckle under (to)Antonyms bow (to), give in (to), submit (to), succumb (to), surrender (to), yield (to)


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