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forestall
used in Hamlet, Prince of Denmark

2 uses
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Definition
to prevent something by taking action
  • And what's in prayer but this twofold force,— To be forestalled ere we come to fall, Or pardon'd being down?
    3.3 — Act 3 Scene 3 — A room in the Castle (51% in)
  • If your mind dislike anything, obey it: I will forestall their repair hither, and say you are not fit.
    5.2 — Act 5 Scene 2 — A hall in the Castle (51% in)

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