GMAT vocabulary: abstemious

Definition of abstemious (adjective) - sparing in use of food or drinks; satisfied with little; moderate

Example sentences with this word:
  • If we become stranded in the snow storm, we will have to be abstemious with our food supply.
  • In many abstemious cultures the people are so thin due to the belief that too much taken into the body leads to contamination of the soul.

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