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Synonyms for continency

the exercise of self constraint in sexual matters

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When at 70% to 80% continency, the cells were transfected with shGPER using Fugene6 reagent for 24 hr.
Instead, he stands "in her chamber, making a sermon of continency to her, / And rails, and swears, and rates, that she, poor soul,
I believed that continency was something which depended on one's own strength, and I knew that I had not enough strength for it, for I was such a fool that I did not know that it is written that no one can be continent unless you give the power.
Augustine: "Lord give me chastity and continency, just not now.