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/ˈsɛlf rɪˈstreɪnt, ˌsɛlf-/
restraint imposed on one by oneself; self-control.
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He also lacks the ability to learn from experience,
and adequate birth control.
It's another thing entirely to advocate
when it comes to reproduction.
They tried to attain by joint resolution a degree of editorial
which few individual editors had as yet acquired.
becomes more and more a knightly virtue.
But it will become a reality only through
and active effort in friendliness and helpfulness.
among friends required much more effort than keeping a quiet face before enemies.
His emotion was clearly genuine, yet he showed remarkable calm and
Their tension comes from prolonged, superhuman acts of
Which has made the last two weeks a trying exercise in
As a result, religious behavior developed to explain the need for moral
and social cohesiveness.
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restraint imposed by oneself on one's own feelings, desires, etc
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