abstention

[ ab-sten-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF abstention

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The week's end found him a little further in debt, in spite of abstention.

Then your whole service has been abstention from positive treachery for your own ends?

Their abstention was not noticed by their fellows in the excitement of the time.

Why should we try to make it appear that abstention from lying is a virtue?

Political liberty, however, has not only a meaning of abstention, but a meaning of participation.

He believed that she had a very sweet reason behind her abstention.

Their results, however, seemed sufficient reason for abstention.

And one might ask if the world would have been, or could have been, the worse for that abstention.

Dyck had not his father's abstention from the luxuries of life.

He makes a virtue of his abstention from ordinary pleasures.

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