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abstain
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abstain
Used in
Emma
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  • She could have made an inquiry or two, as to the expedition and the expense of the Irish mails;—it was at her tongue's end—but she abstained.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: 12 votes yes and 3 abstained
as in: abstained from alcohol
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