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Synonyms for refrain


1. refrain, chorus, music
usage: the part of a song where a soloist is joined by a group of singers


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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