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forbearance
used in As You Like It

3 uses
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Definition
refraining (holding back) from acting

or:

patience, tolerance, or self-control
  • Forbear, and eat no more.
    2.6 — Act 2 Scene 6 — Another part of the Forest (50% in)
forbear = stop (refrain or hold back from acting)
  • But forbear, I say; He dies that touches any of this fruit Till I and my affairs are answered.
    2.6 — Act 2 Scene 6 — Another part of the Forest (55% in)
  • Then but forbear your food a little while, Whiles, like a doe, I go to find my fawn, And give it food.
    2.6 — Act 2 Scene 6 — Another part of the Forest (68% in)

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