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refrain
used in
The Mill on the Floss
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refrain
Used in
The Mill on the Floss
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  • I only refrained from destroying your confidence in your own second-sight.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Mr. Rappit, the hair-dresser, with his well-anointed coronal locks tending wavily upward, like the simulated pyramid of flame on a monumental urn, seemed to her at that moment the most formidable of her contemporaries, into whose street at St. Ogg's she would carefully refrain from entering through the rest of her life.  (not reviewed by editor)

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