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abstain
used in
The War of the Worlds
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abstain
Used in
The War of the Worlds
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  • And not only did the Martians either not know of (which is incredible), or abstain from, the wheel, but in their apparatus singularly little use is made of the fixed pivot or relatively fixed pivot, with circular motions thereabout confined to one plane.  (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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