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teetotal

Referring to complete abstinence from alcohol consumption.
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A possible walkout by the abstemious Bajrangi may well spur Hindu consolidation on an unprecedented scale.
Obama, as seen by this admirer, is little less than a superman -- preternaturally intelligent, disciplined, abstemious, unfailingly polite and, despite his self-control, capable of a cathartic emotional release that leaves Rhodes sobbing when Obama sings Amazing Grace, not quite in tune, at the memorial service for the victims shot at a black church in Charleston.
"Abstemious," even "brutally evasive," Ratcliff called him, and meant both descriptions as compliments.
whether you're topping up on booze or sipping an abstemious cup of tea.
And if you think of people who really will benefit from eliminating taxes on inheritance people like, say, Donald Trump Jr one is not immediately struck by the notion that this is a reward for their fathers' abstemious lifestyles.
He asked disbelievingly, "You're abstemious?" I loved that word, which combined erudition and fun.
O'Brien is known for looking to impose his own abstemious ideals on his work force, the same as his mentor Jim Bolger has always done, without ever forcing their standards on anyone.
Such rooms were seen as abstemious alternatives to the multitude of pubs in the city and were highly favoured by local supporters of the Temperance movement.
Saving energy, being abstemious, making production processes more efficient and less harmful--these current principles of sustainability do not sound particularly attractive to Professor Dr Michael Braungart: they lack real innovation, positivity and effectiveness.
I made room for a stunning chocolate mousse special for dessert (PS4.60) - a velvety, smooth and milky whippedcream-topped creation that melted away in the mouth - while my more abstemious partner enjoyed a refreshing amaretti ice cream (PS1.90 for a single scoop).
I made room for a stunning chocolate mousse special for dessert (PS4.60) - a velvety, smooth and milky whipped-cream-topped creation that melted away in the mouth - while my more abstemious partner enjoyed a refreshing amaretti ice cream (PS1.90 for a single scoop).
"One should always be abstemious in regard to fruits which grow on trees," Maimonides wrote in Ethical Conduct.