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forestall
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Middlemarch
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  • The Vicar’s frankness seemed not of the repulsive sort that comes from an uneasy consciousness seeking to forestall the judgment of others, but simply the relief of a desire to do with as little pretence as possible.
  • At that moment he was only caring for what would recommend the Farebrother family; and he had purposely given emphasis to the worst that could be said about the Vicar, in order to forestall objections.

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  • What can we do to forestall misunderstanding?
  • seeking union concessions to forestall bankruptcy

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