How To Spell abstains?

Correct spelling: abstains

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  1. The creature whose first thought, and indeed only one, in an emergency is his personal safety, and who, till that condition is secured, abstains from all action, is below contempt; him I will not even consider. – That Boy Of Norcott's by Charles James Lever