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How to use forbear in a sentence

  • But—and I forbear to lead up to it artistically—I dissever myself from your chariot wheels.

    Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
  • And thou shalt speak my words to them, if perhaps they will hear, and forbear: for they provoke me to anger.

  • Georgie could not forbear a smile, while Lucy burst into inextinguishable peals of silvery laughter.

  • Can they stand still when everything is in motion, when everything is stirring, and forbear running whither every one runs?

  • Nor can any right-minded man forbear his tribute to the good which Socialistic agitation has done.

    The Inhumanity of Socialism | Edward F. Adams

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