"Abstinence" is a word in ENGLISH
The practice of self-denial by depriving one's self of
certain kinds of food or drink, especially of meat.
The act or practice of abstaining; voluntary
forbearance of any action, especially the refraining from an indulgence
of appetite, or from customary gratifications of animal or sensual
propensities. Specifically, the practice of abstaining from
intoxicating beverages, -- called also total abstinence.
I'm a good enough person to forgive you, and you should be a good enough person to not do it again.
What do you call a horse that plays the violin?Fiddler on the hoof!
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A corrupt practice or custom; offense; crime; fault; as, the abuses in the civil service.Read the complete definition
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The act or posture of reclining on a couch, as practiced by the ancients at meals.Read the complete definition
One who practices rope dancing, high vaulting, or other daring gymnastic feats.Read the complete definition
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In practice. A continuance, by adjournment, of a regular term. Harris v. Gest, 4 ohio St. 473; Kiugs-ley v. Bagby, …Read the complete definition
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To show a fondness for; to like to use or practice; to choose; hence, to frequent habitually.Read the complete definition
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