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celibate
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  • He remembered well, with the curious patient memory of the celibate, the first casual caresses her dress, her breath, her fingers had given him.
  • The instinct of the celibate warned him to hold back.

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

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