other words for abstemiousness
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In diet he practised an abstemiousness very rare among men of that age.
He is praised for the temperance and the austerity of his habits, while his abstemiousness is proverbial.
Careless to abstemiousness in her daily habits, it was part of her pride to set a feast before such of her guests as cared for it.
A striking instance of abstemiousness is that of Cornaro, a Venetian nobleman, who died in the year 1566 at the age of 98.
The Sacristan casts a greedy look at the basket, as he thinks of the benefit he will derive from the artist's abstemiousness.
Of true Puritan abstemiousness, his only indulgence was chewing tobacco.
His abstemiousness is remarkable, and he will not feed during the night.
He attributes his longevity to abstemiousness in the use of inexpensive cigarettes.
But try as he would this ardent apostle of abstemiousness was unable to put down drinking.
In self-examination temperance or abstemiousness plays an important rle.
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