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forestall
used in The Fountainhead

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Definition
to prevent something by taking action
  • However, I am anxious to forestall, if possible, what appears to be a tragedy, the spectacle of a young man of your obvious mental gifts setting out deliberately to make a mess of his life.
    1.1 — Part 1 Chapter 1 (83% in)

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