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Synonyms of refrain

Noun


1. refrain, chorus, music

usage: the part of a song where a soloist is joined by a group of singers

Verb


1. refrain, forbear

usage: resist doing something; "He refrained from hitting him back"; "she could not forbear weeping"

2. abstain, refrain, desist

usage: choose not to consume; "I abstain from alcohol"

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