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forestall
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The Mill on the Floss
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  • But forestalling his answer, she said,— "I suppose it’s all astronomers; because, you know, they live up in high towers, and if the women came there they might talk and hinder them from looking at the stars."
  • If I were you, I think I would enter on the subject with Stelling at once: there’s no necessity for sending the boy before Midsummer, but I would be on the safe side, and make sure that nobody forestalls you."

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

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