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forbearance
used in Kidnapped

2 uses
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Definition
refraining (holding back) from acting

or:

patience, tolerance, or self-control
  • "Well, well," said he, "we must bear and forbear."
    Chapter 3 (93% in)
forbear = refrain (hold back) from acting

(editor's note:  In this context, bear is a synonym for endure, or tolerate, or suffer through.)
  • We must just bear and forbear, man Alan.
    Chapter 24 (94% in)

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