Refrains sentence example

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  • Thus, so long as she refrains from adopting conscription, she can only carry on defensive warfare.

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  • They fasted, they rejoiced; one hour they chilled themselves in the cemeteries, the next they rushed frantically through the streets singing Psalmic refrains.

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  • Because Freud deliberately refrains from both these popular options, he has always come under fire from both sides of the equation.

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  • It's an understated, slow-paced ballad with a pleasant melody, and some lovely acoustic guitar refrains.

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  • The first quatrain furnishes four refrains which appear as the final lines of the following quatrains.

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  • It 's an understated, slow-paced ballad with a pleasant melody, and some lovely acoustic guitar refrains.

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  • Here are just a few trenchant comments from the most repeated refrains.

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  • Carol of the Bells, is a song that repeats the same refrains over and over, so there's less to learn.

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  • Some of the risks and complications of premature delivery can be reduced if the mother receives good prenatal care, follows a healthy diet, avoids alcohol or drug consumption, and refrains from cigarette smoking.

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  • Again, the voter, especially the ignorant one, refrains from scratching his ticket, lest in some way he should fail to comply with the technicalities of the law and his vote be lost.

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  • Regarding the social tendency as originally itself an instinct developed out of parental or filial affection, he seems to suggest that natural selection, which was the chief cause of its development in the earlier stages, may very probably influence the transition from purely tribal and social morality into morality in its later and more complex forms. But he admits that natural selection is not necessarily the only cause, and he refrains from identifying the fully developed morality of civilized nations with the " social instinct."

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