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synonyms for abstainer

  • nondrinker
  • teetotaler
  • teetotalist
  • abstinent
  • ascetic
  • prohibitionist
  • one who is on the wagon
  • temperance advocate
  • water-drinker
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antonyms for abstainer

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  • drinker
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How to use abstainer in a sentence

Coffee and tea drinkers had a 28 percent lower risk of dementia and a 32 percent lower risk of stroke compared with abstainers.
COFFEE AND TEA COULD LOWER YOUR RISK OF DEMENTIAHANNAH SEONOVEMBER 17, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
A total abstainer, I had, I am thankful to say, strength enough to resist the temptation thus adroitly thrust upon me.
IN THE WRONG PARADISEANDREW LANG
The preacher of the Spital sermon this year is to be a life-long abstainer, the Bishop of Carlisle.
THE QUIVER 3/1900ANONYMOUS
A total abstainer is one who abstains from everything but abstention, and especially from inactivity in the affairs of others.
THE DEVIL'S DICTIONARYAMBROSE BIERCE
They absolve the sinner who can plead, "I was in love," more easily than the self-righteous abstainer.
WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY?RUPERT HUGHES
He has taken ale or porter at times, "under doctor's counsel," but in general he has been an "abstainer."
THE CROW'S NESTCLARENCE DAY, JR.
The first and least thing that one can do to destroy drunkenness, is to be a total abstainer.
QUESTIONABLE AMUSEMENTS AND WORTHY SUBSTITUTESJ. M. JUDY
Now Pattie was a staunch little abstainer; all the more staunch because of her childhood's memories.
THE GIRLS OF ST. OLAVE'SMABEL MACKINTOSH
"I did not stay late—and I am an abstainer," said Reggie, wishing his visitor would depart.
THE GIRLS OF ST. OLAVE'SMABEL MACKINTOSH
He ceased to be an abstainer, and life changed at once for himself and for all those with whom he came in contact.
THE GIRLS OF ST. OLAVE'SMABEL MACKINTOSH
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WORDS RELATED TO ABSTAINER

  • abstainer
  • abstinent
  • prohibitionist
  • total abstainer
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