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Abstinent  n.  
One who abstains.
(Eccl. Hist.) One of a sect who appeared in France and Spain in the 3d century.

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"Abstinent" Quotes from Famous Books

... lips of a cat before, and seldom from the lips of a man. I will not repeat it; enough that it carried to the listener the conviction that Jim was not sober. Where he could have got his liquor in the totally abstinent State of Maine I could not positively say, but probably of some sailor who had brought it from the neighboring New Hampshire coast. There could be no doubt, however, that Jim was drunk; and a dash from the water-pitcher seemed the only thing for him. ...
— Henry James, Jr. • William Dean Howells

Words linked to "Abstinent" :   teetotaller, someone, abstemious, person, mortal, teetotalist, abstinence, abstain

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