Refrain

Antonyms of REFRAIN

Synonyms of REFRAIN

Examples of usage:

  1. Certain that Laura would come again early the next morning, I could not refrain from writing to both of them a short letter, it is true, but long enough to assure them that reason had again taken possession of my poor brain. "The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons" by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  2. In a moment, off came Bill's hat in a respectful salute, and only by the greatest effort could he refrain from a verbal greeting. "The Law-Breakers" by Ridgwell Cullum
  3. Under that hope, and that alone, did I refrain from opening fire upon your batteries. "The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Vol. 1 (of 2)" by Jefferson Davis
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