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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FORBEARINGLY

Thank you,” said poor Phyllis forbearingly; “we have not made our plans about Lily yet.

"Quare women has quare notions," remarked Joab, forbearingly.

I had been to her room several times to speak with her as forbearingly as possible.

I determined to persist, as delicately and forbearingly as possible.

This, to speak of it forbearingly, may be safely catalogued among the works of supererogation.

"Oh, I suppose those boys love pears and plums," he said, forbearingly.

We entered the jail, and the necessary search of his clothes and luggage was effected as forbearingly as possible.

No, she would be wisely, forbearingly diplomatic; the present arrangement was perfect for the ends in view.

Mrs. Hamilton had done so in Ellen's room, only to beseech him to write forgivingly, forbearingly, to the unhappy cause of all.

"The measurement of this brain is rather below the average," says the lecturer, forbearingly.

WORD ORIGIN

"to abstain," Old English forberan "bear up against, control one's feelings, endure," from for- + beran "to bear" (see bear (v.)). Related: Forbearer; forbearing; forbore.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR FORBEARINGLY

patiently

adverbsuffering without complaint
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