One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘he took a pledge of abstinence’
teetotalism, temperance, sobriety, abstemiousness, abstention
2‘only one per cent use abstinence to reduce the risk of unwanted fatherhood’
celibacy, chastity, singleness, continence, virginity, bachelorhood, spinsterhood, self-restraint, self-denial
3‘a three-day period of abstinence from food and drink’
refraining, desisting, holding back, forbearing, keeping, withholding
renunciation of, refusal of, declining, avoidance of, eschewal of, abjuration of
shunning, forgoing, going without, doing without
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