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Verb
To keep away or abstain from
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“Still, I could not forbear asking one more question as he walked away.”
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To part with a possession or right
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To be patient with
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(of a person or object) To leave behind
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To show mercy to, especially by not punishing or killing
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To restrict one's consumption, typically of food
Noun
One from whom a person is descended
“I know that for myself it makes no difference whether I do or forbear those actions which are reckoned excellent.”
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