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Referring to complete abstinence from alcohol consumption.
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The wines, which the abstemious PM chose to forgo, were drawn from America's best wine- making regions.
Using the same logic, Vickers asserts that Euripides' Hippolytus, perhaps tragedy's most sexually abstemious hero, "is another stage manifestation of Alcibiades.
In the case of abstemious militants like Skinner it will probably be bitterness or boredom.
Based on the fact that everyone is halfcut by lunchtime in France, Spain and Italy, we may safely assume we are, as a nation, more abstemious.
The deals were remarkable especially as the airline's top rivals were noticeably abstemious, but analysts say that Lufthansa is playing a tactical game well and also has the financial strength to make the deals pay longer term.
The wedding at Cana was certainly not an abstemious affair, and Christ himself saw to that; when the drink ran out at the reception he turned an inordinate amount of water into wine.
Regarding alcohol, Baptists required only moderation, not wholesale abstinence--and the disciplinary records that on the one hand testify to the Baptists' abstemious preferences also suggest that many ordinary Baptists tippled quite happily.
With tongue firmly planted in cheek, some call these words that have had a vowel removement "abstemious" words, a facetious label since abstemious (along with facetious) contains every major vowel, and in sequence.
Just as Warwickshire's cricket was driving the most abstemious fellow to drink, a sharp hike in prices has robbed home supporters of their only source of solace.
So fife continued until Picasso tired of it, feeling it too disruptive for his work; the drunken antics of some, like the Fitzgeralds, may well have appeared tiresome to him, an abstemious drinker.
Judo champion, abstemious Putin fits this bill perfectly as the historic "white czar", a good, fatherly autocrat who is strong, manly, and pure.
Barry Diller is too abstemious to invest massively in Google- like innovation in hardware and software.