Reject and avoid

abstemious
(adj)
ǝb-STEEM-i-ǝs
Meaning

sparing in one's use of something (particularly food and drink); using very little of something

1st Sample Sentence

It's a proven fact that people of abstemious habits remain healthy for longer than others.

Root

ab abs (from)#temetum (strong drink) (Latin)

Mnemonics

abs (abs) + stemious (stamina): To build stamina or six pack abs, you have to eat and drink carefully. focus on 'abs' part of this word. Abs. To build a six-pack abs, eat n drink carefully ABstain from eating STEM take abstemious as abs + tummy + ous that means ABStain from eating to have a flat tummy (stomach).

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