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forbearance
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Persuasion
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  • give them all hints of the forbearance necessary between such near neighbours
  • I believe you equal to every important exertion, and to every domestic forbearance, so long as—if I may be allowed the expression—so long as you have an object.
  • Glowing and lovely in sensibility and happiness, and more generally admired than she thought about or cared for, she had cheerful or forbearing feelings for every creature around her.

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  • She recommended regulatory forbearance while the banks repair their balance sheets.
  • We are to be tested in our patience, our forbearance, our perseverance, our power to endure wrong...

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