Sentence Examples

  • But he wisely refrained from taking the immediate offensive.
  • Carmen refrained from looking at Alex or displaying the shock she felt at the introduction of two more siblings he had never mentioned - an entire family.
  • I was tempted to comment, but refrained and kept my conversation all business.
  • He recounted unsuccessful calls to banks, credit bureaus and public bodies but refrained from eliciting Dean's help in these activities, nor did he seek any guidance.
  • Even if Anna Pavlovna did not say so, he could see that she wished to and only refrained out of regard for his modesty.

How would you define refrained? Add your definition here.

comments powered by Disqus