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refrain
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The Time Machine
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refrain
Used in
The Time Machine
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  • I thought of my hasty conclusions upon that evening and could not refrain from laughing bitterly at my confidence.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Up to this, I had refrained from forcing them, largely because of the mystery on the other side.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I will,' he went on, 'tell you the story of what has happened to me, if you like, but you must refrain from interruptions.  (not reviewed by editor)

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