Sentence Examples


  • During Lent, many religious people decide to abstain from something to focus more clearly on God.
  • Next he must abstain from all flesh diet except fish.
  • Some have added fish to their dietary; but, speaking generally, all who are called vegetarians will be found to abstain from the use of flesh and fowl and almost invariably also from fish as food.
  • I am trying to abstain from sweets for my new diet.
  • During this fast they abstain from the gratification of every appetite and passion whatever.
 

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