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forbearance
used in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

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Definition
refraining (holding back) from acting

or:

patience, tolerance, or self-control
  • He believed he had taxed the forbearance of the powers above to the extremity
    Chapter 22 (80% in)
forbearance = tolerance

(editor's note: Tom is afraid that he has sinned more than God can forgive)
There are no more uses of "forbearance" in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.

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