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forbearance
used in The Life and Death of King Richard III

2 uses
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Definition
refraining (holding back) from acting

or:

patience, tolerance, or self-control
  • Forbear your conference with the noble duke.
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 (63% in)
forbear = refrain (hold back) from having
  • Forbear to sleep the night, and fast the day; Compare dead happiness with living woe; Think that thy babes were sweeter than they were, And he that slew them fouler than he is; Bettering thy loss makes the bad-causer worse; Revolving this will teach thee how to curse.
    4.4 — Act 4 Scene 4 (21% in)

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