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refrain
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refrain
Used in
Hard Times
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  • 'Hear me out,' said Bounderby, 'and refrain from cutting in till your turn comes round.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Amazing creatures they were in Louisa's eyes, so white and pink of complexion, so scant of dress, and so demonstrative of leg; but it was very agreeable to see them crowding about Sissy, and very natural in Sissy to be unable to refrain from tears.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: refrain from laughing
as in: a repeated refrain
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