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celibate
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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • But even then he could have borne living with her if it had been agreed that they should remain celibate.
  • There were even organizations such as the Junior Anti-Sex League, which advocated complete celibacy for both sexes.
  • He was a total abstainer and a nonsmoker, had no recreations except a daily hour in the gymnasium, and had taken a vow of celibacy, believing marriage and the care of a family to be incompatible with a twenty-four-hour-a-day devotion to duty.

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  • The priests are celibate.
  • That church accepts gays and lesbians, but says they should remain celibate.

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