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forestall
used in Henry IV, Part 2

2 uses
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Definition
to prevent something by taking action
  • Sweet Princes, what I did, I did in honour, Led by the impartial conduct of my soul; And never shall you see that I will beg A ragged and forestall'd remission.
    5.2 — Act 5 Scene 2 — Westminster. The palace (30% in)
  • O, pardon me, my liege! but for my tears, The moist impediments unto my speech, I had forestall'd this dear and deep rebuke Ere you with grief had spoke and I had heard The course of it so far.
    4.5 — Act 4 Scene 5 — Another chamber (60% in)

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