Thesaurus / forfendFEEDBACK
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
Heaven forfend that change in any shape, whether of embellishment or of decay, should fall upon that cottage!
God forfend that she should come home to-night and find you here!
THE BLACK DOUGLASS. R. CROCKETT
Unless they actually set fire to the steeple, which Heaven forfend, we can laugh at them.
THE YOUNG CAVALIERPERCY F. WESTERMAN
Is it not rather the blind brute instinct of self-protection, forfend what may?
CANADA: THE EMPIRE OF THE NORTHAGNES C. LAUT
Heaven forfend me from Lamarck nonsense of a "tendency to progression," "adaptations from the slow willing of animals," etc.!
THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF CHARLES DARWIN, VOLUME I (OF II)CHARLES DARWIN
God forfend that thy life should be required, Francis, though many have been lost in her 40 cause.
IN DOUBLET AND HOSELUCY FOSTER MADISON
Of all travelling companionship, forfend us from that of a married man!
And Eliphalet moreover is suspected—Heaven forfend that I should do him wrong!
QUODLIBETJOHN P. KENNEDY
Let him wear it on his finger, and if ever he finds himself environed by a great danger, a very great danger—which Allah forfend!
THE LION OF JANINAMR JKAI
I am sorely afraid I ought not to have answered as I did, for it was—“The blessed saints forfend!”
IN CONVENT WALLSEMILY SARAH HOLT
WORDS RELATED TO FORFEND
- defend against
- head off
- hold back
- hold off
- keep lid on
- nip in the bud
- put a stop to
- put an end to
- rule out
- shut out
- stave off
- turn aside
- ward off
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