GRE Word List

ABSTAIN

to choose not to do or have something : to refrain deliberately and often with an effort of self-denial from an action or practice

The meaning of the word abstain is to choose not to do or have something : to refrain deliberately and often with an effort of self-denial from an action or practice.

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