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forbearance
used in Oliver Twist

2 uses
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Definition
refraining (holding back) from acting

or:

patience, tolerance, or self-control
  • If ... you appeal to my forbearance, and the mercy of those you have deeply injured, ...
    Chapter 49 — Monks and Mr. Brownlow at Length Meet. Their Conversation.... (13% in)
forbearance = tolerance (to hold back from acting)
  • Mr. Brownlow paced the room to and fro for some minutes; evidently so much disturbed by the beadle's tale, that even Mr. Grimwig forbore to vex him further.
    Chapter 17 — Oliver's Destiny Continuing Unpropitious, Brings a Great.... (90% in)

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