Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


He forbore touching that mystery out of love, timidity, and indolence.

He was impelled to recapitulate his injunctions; but he forbore.

So I forbore to predict what would be his ultimate form of beauty.

De Windt shook his head, but forbore to utter his incredulity.

How I longed to kick, if it were but my toe at them, and I forbore!

I closed my eyes in absolute fear, and forbore further inquiry.

I forbore to ask my brother whether he had been to old Rome.

As it was, he half suspected the truth, and forbore to question Jamie further.

"All right," said Ayrton, and forbore to press the matter further.

Jasper moved about among them alone, but I forbore to join him.