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That advice has been a constant refrain in a pandemic responsible for more than 350,000 deaths in the United States.
Hospital leaders, front-line workers and experts condemned Ducey for refraining from imposing sweeping mitigation measures.
A common refrain across major luxury brands’ earnings calls this year was that sales were tanking everywhere except China.
Campbell Supervisor Matt Cline aimed to solve that issue by rewriting the resolution so that it simply prohibits using any county money or employees to enforce the restrictions and requests that the sheriff refrain from doing so.
None, of course; and he shows his sense of justice in refraining.
It is true, as he says, that our Church stands alone in refraining from the exercise of such power.
The weather, too, had been considerate of Blodgett, refraining from injuring his snow or ice.
THE GUARDED HEIGHTSWADSWORTH CAMP
"To Mrs. Clara Fenton Paxton:" it began, refraining from any endearing terms.
She must go at once to her bed and stay there, refraining from any exertion of mind or body.
Thus far they had held back, refraining from general debate, and limiting themselves to brief answers to current objections.

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