Sentence for refrain | Use refrain in a sentence

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

  • Why did she refrain? (10)
  • But managed to refrain, and got up to go instead. (8)
  • At least, we can refrain from arraigning and preaching. (16)
  • We refrain from noticing her until we have turned twice. (10)
  • So unless I have further orders from you I refrain from going. (10)
  • To know so much, to suffer, and still to refrain, flattered his pride. (10)
  • The Italians present, one and all, rose up reverently and murmured the refrain. (10)
  • She could not refrain from confessing that she would be glad never to land there. (10)
  • He saw the whole thing now so plainly, and really could not refrain from a certain admiration. (8)
  • Fanny, not able to refrain entirely from observing them, had seen enough to be tolerably satisfied. (4)
  • So runs the internal outcry of each, clasping each: it is their recurring refrain to the harmonies. (10)
  • Weisspriess did not refrain from declaring on the way that he would rather charge against a battery. (10)
  • And accept a mild word of police:- Be mannerly, measured; refrain From the puffings of him of the bagpipe cheeks. (10)
  • Old Jolyon had been unable to refrain from marking his appreciation of the action by enclosing his son a cheque for L500. (8)
  • Ellen did not speak of her letters to her mother, and after waiting a day or two, Mrs. Kenton could not refrain from asking her. (9)
  • Rhoda was too desperately tickled by the idea to refrain from uttering it, though she was angry, and suffering internal discontent. (10)
  • Rhoda was too desperately tickled by the idea to refrain from uttering it, though she was angry, and suffering internal discontent. (22)
  • Fanny acknowledged her wishes and doubts on this point: she did not know how either to wear the cross, or to refrain from wearing it. (4)
  • Many of them have the spontaneous character of the old minstrel poets, the leader improvising the verses, the chorus joining in the refrain. (3)
  • Their meals are scanty, but even of these they eat sparingly; and though each is allowed a small carafe of wine, many refrain from this indulgence. (2)
  • Albeit Brookfield knew itself a student at Richford, Adela was of too impatient a wit to refrain from little ventures toward independence, if not rivalry. (10)

Also see sentences for: abstain, curb, deny, desist, forbear, pause, restrain.

Definition of refrain:

  • refrain, r-frn’, n. a burden or chorus recurring at the end of each division of a poem: the musical form to which the burden of a song is set: an after-taste or other sense impression. (0) | refrain, r-frn’, v.t. to curb: to restrain. | v.i. to keep from action: to forbear. | ns. refrain’er; refrain’ment. (0)

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