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abstinence
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Great Expectations
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  • "You don’t eat ’em," returned Mr. Pumblechook, sighing and nodding his head several times, as if he might have expected that, and as if abstinence from watercresses were consistent with my downfall.

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  • Both of us were feeling the mild and pleasant strain of abstinence, and now, safely removed from curious eyes and ears, we came together with an impact that made my lips and fingers tingle with a rush of blood.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • It was a personal feat of abstinence.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief

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