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Thesaurus / forbear

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But—and I forbear to lead up to it artistically—I dissever myself from your chariot wheels.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE 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.
He gone, I late to my office, and cannot forbear admiring and consulting my new rule, and so home to supper and to bed.
I might tell a great many stories about the smartness of Rover; but on the whole I think I will forbear.
I cannot forbear from mentioning the Portrait of a Scholar, which seems to me one of his best works.
Ye shall do ill to go thither,” said the Warden, “and I bid you forbear.
O Warden of the Uttermost House, wherefore should we forbear?

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