GRE Word List

TEETOTALISM

practice of abstaining totally from alcoholic drinks; N. teetotaler;; ADJ. teetotal; CF. T + total

The meaning of the word teetotalism is practice of abstaining totally from alcoholic drinks; N. teetotaler;; ADJ. teetotal; CF. T + total.

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