Sentence Examples


  • Maybe this abstinence was what she needed.
  • The best method of birth control is abstinence and a little pill is no substitute for morality.
  • While she'd never admit to concern for his wishes, Ethel seemed to limit her smoking around Dean, but never abstinence from the mandatory one "after."
  • On abstinence from work on the New Moon by Jewish women of the present time, see M.
  • But I may as well say--en passant, as the French remark--that I myself--that is to say, Jack Bunger, late of the reverend clergy--am a strict total abstinence man; I never drink--

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