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Abstain GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

Published on March 6th, 2021 | Last updated on March 6th, 2021 by | Category: English Vocabulary in Context, GRE Vocabulary Flashcards in Real Context | No Comments on Abstain GRE Vocabulary Flashcard | 91 Views | Reading Time: 1 minute

Abstain GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

/æbˈsteɪn/ (verb)

refrain from something, prefer not to do something normal and enjoyable for personal reasons or beliefs, choose not to do something, desist, withhold, hold back, withdraw, forbear, eschew, give up, avoid, shun, curb – not to vote for or against a proposal when you can do so, sit on the fence, decline to vote, stay neutral

Fasting is primarily the act of willingly abstaining from some or all food, drink, or both, for a period of time.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/

Antonyms: indulge, vote

Noun: abstainer

Noun: abstention

Noun: abstinence

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