Sentence for abstain | Use abstain in a sentence

Use abstain in a sentence. The sentences below are ordered by length from shorter and easier to longer and more complex. They use abstain in a sentence, providing visitors a sentence for abstain.

  • And I would abstain even from wine. (10)
  • It can be read maliciously, but abstain. (10)
  • We abstain from enlargeing on the charms of her person. (10)
  • She begged he would abstain from any further writing to her. (10)
  • Why could not the fellow at least abstain when he was coming here! (8)
  • Now, she plucked at him to abstain from his action, but he held the phial to the flower. (10)
  • Imbued with these beliefs, the Golampis think it hardly worth while to be truthful, to abstain from slander, to do justice and to avoid vicious actions. (7)
  • He called for claret and water, sighing as he munched bread in vast portions, evidently conceiving that to eat unbuttered bread was to abstain from luxury. (10)

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Definition of abstain:

  • abstain, abs-tn’, v.i. to hold or refrain from. | ns. abstain’er, specially one who does not take alcoholic drinks; absten’tion, a refraining. (0)

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