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synonyms for forewent

  • eschew
  • forfeit
  • forsake
  • refrain
  • relinquish
  • renounce
  • waive
  • neglect
  • pass
  • precede
  • quit
  • sacrifice
  • surrender
  • yield
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antonyms for forewent

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  • complete
  • deny
  • do
  • finish
  • refuse
  • veto
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How to use forewent in a sentence

Commerce for the time forewent its eminence, the soldier stepped to the front.
LINCOLN, THE POLITICIANT. AARON LEVY
It was through the intervention of Ugolino that he forewent this mission.
BROTHER FRANCISEILEEN DOUGLAS
But this I know: it was out of their inordinate desire for joy that they forewent joy.
WHEN GOD LAUGHS AND OTHER STORIESJACK LONDON
Let him catch them ashore at Wapping, if the devil forewent his due; let him catch them, that was all!
CRADOCK NOWELL, VOL. 3 (OF 3)RICHARD DODDRIDGE BLACKMORE
S—— forewent for a moment his amber mouthpiece to give us his experience and opinion.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCLXXVI. FEBRUARY, 1847. VOL. LXI.VARIOUS
So they all forewent him and he entered till they brought him to the door of the Divan.
ALAEDDIN AND THE ENCHANTED LAMPJOHN PAYNE
What if she forewent her native instinct and the mother said, "My boy is deformed, a cripple—let him die?"
SPEECHES, ADDRESSES, AND OCCASIONAL SERMONS, VOLUME 1 (OF 3)THEODORE PARKER
They who forewent us did leave room for us; and should we grieve to do the same to those who should come after us?
THE GENIUS OF SCOTLANDROBERT TURNBULL
The first prize which fell to Caesar was the consulship, to secure which he forewent the triumph which he had earned in Spain.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 4VARIOUS
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