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forestalling

See definition of forestalling on Dictionary.com
  • as indefensive
  • as inobviation
  • as inpreclusion
  • as inprevention

synonyms for forestalling

  • opposing
  • averting
  • conservative
  • foiling
  • preservative
  • preventive
  • thwarting
  • arresting
  • balking
  • checking
  • coping with
  • defending
  • frustrating
  • guarding
  • in opposition
  • interrupting
  • protecting
  • resistive
  • safeguarding
  • uptight
  • warding off
  • withstanding

antonyms for forestalling

MOST RELEVANT
  • unwary
  • unwatchful
  • aid
  • assistance
  • clearance
  • continuation
  • go
  • help
  • promotion
  • start
  • support
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How to use forestalling in a sentence

The one thing to do was to travel at speed, forestalling possible interference from Hank and Spang by getting well ahead of them.
MOTOR MATT'S MYSTERYSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
Beza, not apparently without good reason, blamed the improvidence of Cond in not forestalling the enemy.
HISTORY OF THE RISE OF THE HUGUENOTSHENRY BAIRD
As a forestalling of judgment on what is yet to be demonstrated, the word "medium" is a wholly improper term.
MYSTERIOUS PSYCHIC FORCESCAMILLE FLAMMARION
When in Florence he made a bonfire of evil books and vanities, thus forestalling one of Savonarola's great revolutionary acts.
CATHEDRAL CITIES OF ITALYWILLIAM WIEHE COLLINS
He would ask Batoche's opinion about staying away from it altogether, thus forestalling banishment.
THE BASTONNAISJOHN LESPERANCE
Where wise reflections are of greatest effect is in the forestalling of passions.
ELEMENTS OF MORALSPAUL JANET
Such forestalling of old age is no unfamiliar phenomenon in America.
THE OPEN QUESTIONELIZABETH ROBINS
Was there no way of forestalling the war which seemed every day to be approaching nearer?
THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF WALTER H. PAGE, VOLUME IBURTON J. HENDRICK
Such a Presidential visit, he believed, would exercise a mighty influence in forestalling a threatening European war.
THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF WALTER H. PAGE, VOLUME IBURTON J. HENDRICK
The Sultan, in the hope of forestalling any Russian interference, promised various reforms.
THE BIRTH OF YUGOSLAVIA, VOLUME 1HENRY BAERLEIN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FORESTALLING

  • arresting
  • averting
  • balking
  • checking
  • conservative
  • coping with
  • defending
  • foiling
  • forestalling
  • frustrating
  • guarding
  • in opposition
  • interrupting
  • opposing
  • preservative
  • preventive
  • protecting
  • resistive
  • safeguarding
  • thwarting
  • uptight
  • warding off
  • withstanding
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.