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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Controlled (feelings), refrained or abstained.

Usage examples (34)
  • This set her into a flame: I wish I had forborne it.
  • Has he forborne to tell me any calamity that there is?
  • Not that vengeance was forborne; it was only postponed.
  • The pruning in the wild gardens of nature is never forborne. for more
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