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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To control (feelings).

Usage examples (38)
  • But I do know that I used the word 'forbore' for the first time the other day and I'm 80% or more through!
  • The simple word fell on her heart, and she forbore.
  • But I forbore to take refuge under a neighbor's roof.
  • And he forbore, and slew them not with their brethren. for more
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