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abstain

τύμβος, ὦ νυμφεῖον, ὦ κατασκαφής οἴκησις αἰείφρουρος, οἷ πορεύομαι πρὸς τοὺς ἐμαυτῆς -> Tomb, bridal chamber, eternal prison in the caverned rock, whither I go to find mine own.
Sophocles, Antigone, 883

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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verb intransitive

P. and V. ἀπέχεσθαι, ἀφίστασθαι; see refrain.

abstain from: use verbs given with the gen.

abstain from food: P. and V. ἀσιτεῖν.

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