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To that same effect, it’s a good idea to forgo any kind of makeup—especially high coverage, liquid foundations—as doing so will give you one less thing to worry about clogging your pores.

It’s their failing, not his, that so many people forgo face coverings.

We’ll forgo the caviar and the bubbles, and instead keep it simple, with plenty of sour cream and applesauce.

Allowing staff and students to forgo them contradicts guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on reopenings.

Some families may forgo accessing these programs because they feel a sense of stigma, shame or distrust at accepting help in feeding their children.

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Most people have no idea how much money they have forgone in wages because of those benefits.

The true Nixon-in-China opportunity was forgone in smaller policy specifics that will fail to capture the imagination.

We would have much rather waited on ourselves, and we wished Mrs. Martin had forgone the usual number of courses.

To see them put up by him to fly home after such an adventure was a sight not lightly to be forgone.

We started rather late, in the tea interval, and nobody took the least interest in what was considered a forgone conclusion.

He has not forsaken the work of His hands nor forgone His original plan, which took account of all our wilfulness and sin.

She could have sat there all day to listen and would have forgone both meals and lessons.


On this page you'll find 47 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to forgone, such as: relinquish, quit, abstain, renounce, waive, and refrain.

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