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teetotal

Referring to complete abstinence from alcohol consumption.
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And the usually abstemious Scot admitted he could not even remember what he had been drinking.
One should always be abstemious in regard to fruits which grow on trees," Maimonides wrote in Ethical Conduct.
Back then no-one produced surveys to say an abstemious existence of brown bread, water and lentil soup might be healthy.
athletic dentist's torn aorta or an abstemious cousin's lung
I have discovered that at almost 78, if I have even one drink the night before I have to work, the next day my energy is 50 per cent less than if I had been abstemious.
I have discovered at almost 78, if I have even one drink the night before I have to work, the next day my energy is 50% less than if I had been abstemious.
According to the anonymous History of the Monks in Egypt, written in the 390s, the monks' health and longevity were due not to their abstemious diet and ascetical practices, but were seen as rewards from God for having renounced the world, fought off temptations, and devoted themselves to spiritual rather than carnal concerns.
As subsequent events demonstrated, also fundamental to the relative cohesiveness of this group was their commitment to an abstemious traditionalism, to hard work, and to the education of their children.
He was a man of abstemious habits, suspicious of anything that interfered with his self-control or direct communication.
The diesel is still not abstemious at 32mpg, but if you can afford the PS82,750 asking price there will be little problem with that especially with sub seven seconds to 60mph acceleration.
Perhaps Borodin was just enjoying a rare night out and is normally an abstemious man, but his thuggish behavior is perhaps not entirely atypical of a new class of Russians that has accumulated a great deal of money and power since the Soviet Union collapsed.
Perhaps Borodin was just enjoying a rare night out and is normally an abstemious man, but his thuggish behaviour is perhaps not entirely atypical of a new class of Russians that has accumulated a great deal of money and power since the Soviet Union collapsed.