forebear

[ fawr-bair, fohr- ]SEE DEFINITION OF forebear

Synonyms for forebear

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Papers there record that my forebear, Cyril Spink, had his doubts at the time.

Many other reasons and facts we might mention, but we forebear.

And I gazed on the bell-branch, sleep's forebear, far sung by the Sennachies.

Forebear, Senor, he commanded, in a rich yet imperious tone.

And that ape again, not a score of thousands from the monkey, his forebear.

WORD ORIGIN

see forbear. Related: Forebearance; forebears.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR FOREBEAR

ancestor

nounpredecessor in family
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