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refrain
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refrain
Used in
Angels & Demons
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  • Langdon refrained from checking his watch.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He decided to refrain from asking about Captain Kirk's use of photon torpedoes against the Klingons.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • His work had been consuming huge amounts of electric power lately, but I refrained from questioning him.  (not reviewed by editor)

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