nephalism


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nephalism

(ˈnɛfəˌlɪzəm)
n
teetotalism; abstinence from alcohol
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nephalism

an adherence to the tenets of teetotalism. — nephalist, n., adj.nephalistic, adj.
See also: Alcohol
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