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He quit smoking weed years ago, gave up drinking, and today lives a fairly abstemious life.
Deviled eggs are a cocktail-party staple and are magnetic in their ability to attract even abstemious guests.
Mr. Balfour, being an abstemious man, would not submit to the latter alternative, but consented to tell a story.
Masters of prisons,” he rejoined, “who keep shop, have a natural horror of an abstemious captive.My Ten Years' Imprisonment|Silvio Pellico
I think I have retained the vigor of my mind more, in consequence of an abstemious diet.
After a few years, he ventured to change his abstemious diet for one more rich and stimulating.
Many a person, who wishes to be abstemious, seems to think that if he only abstains from flesh and fish, that is enough.