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Refrain vs. Reframe

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Refrainverb

To hold back, to restrain (someone or something).

Reframeverb

(transitive) To frame again.

‘The woman in the shop was reframing a painting.’;

Refrainverb

To show restraint; to hold oneself back.

Reframeverb

(transitive) To redescribe, from a different perspective; to relabel.

‘The military reframed tedium as duty.’;

Refrainverb

To repress (a desire, emotion etc.); to check or curb.

Reframenoun

An instance of reframing.

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Refrainverb

(intransitive) To stop oneself from some action or interference; to abstain.

Reframeverb

To frame again or anew.

Refrainverb

To abstain from (food or drink).

Reframe

Reframe (stylized as REframe) is the second album from Seattle-based band Rabbit Junk, released in April 2006. It reflects the group's expansion into additional styles, such as black metal, speed metal and breakbeat, since their 2004 self-titled first album.

‘hardclash’;

Refrainnoun

The chorus or burden of a song repeated at the end of each verse or stanza.

Refrainnoun

A much repeated comment, complaint, or saying.

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Refrainverb

To hold back; to restrain; to keep within prescribed bounds; to curb; to govern.

‘His reason refraineth not his foul delight or talent.’; ‘Refrain thy foot from their path.’;

Refrainverb

To abstain from.

‘Who, requiring a remedy for his gout, received no other counsel than to refrain cold drink.’;

Refrainverb

To keep one's self from action or interference; to hold aloof; to forbear; to abstain.

‘Refrain from these men, and let them alone.’; ‘They refrained therefrom [eating flesh] some time after.’;

Refrainnoun

The burden of a song; a phrase or verse which recurs at the end of each of the separate stanzas or divisions of a poetic composition.

‘We hear the wild refrain.’;

Refrainnoun

the part of a song where a soloist is joined by a group of singers

Refrainverb

not do something;

‘He refrained from hitting him back’; ‘she could not forbear weeping’;

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Refrainverb

choose no to consume;

‘I abstain from alcohol’;

Refrain

A refrain (from Vulgar Latin refringere, , and later from Old French refraindre) is the line or lines that are repeated in music or in poetry — the of a song. Poetic fixed forms that feature refrains include the villanelle, the virelay, and the sestina.

‘to repeat’; ‘chorus’;

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