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temperance
used in The Screwtape Letters

2 uses
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Definition
not drinking alcohol because it is thought to be harmful

or:

moderation (not doing something excessively) — such as not eating or drinking too much
  • By it we rescue annually thousands of humans from temperance, chastity, and sobriety of life.
    Chapter 10 (56% in)
  • At the very moment of indulging her appetite she believes that she is practising temperance.
    Chapter 17 (30% in)

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