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refrain

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to hold oneself back

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a person from whom you are descended

refrain from doing

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At other times Walter listened to the stories of his grandmother, hearing all about the wild doings of his forbears, or the brave deeds of Bruce and Wallace.
Poets corner Bear and Forbear It's kicking off in UKIP and Brexit's getting close.
625% senior notes due 2025 (the "2025 Notes", and together with the 2019 Notes, the "Notes") pursuant to which such Noteholders had agreed to forbear from declaring the principal amounts of such Notes (and certain additional amounts) due and payable as a result of certain specified defaults until March 31, 2016.
Yet my brothers, I pray to Allah that you are of the forbearing people, and we will forbear and be patient till Allah dispose of a way out.
It may however, need to define itself a little differently from its Long Beach forbear.
As a contributor I forbear to review it, but will confess to pleasant surprise at the consistency of view between authors.
British explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes is writing a biography of his forbear, Robert Falcon Scott - better known as Scott of the Antarctic.
Though not exactly a clone of its more fiunous American forbear, POL is the best positioned of the South American, content-providing, Internet service providers.
To forbear means to have patience, to bear up against, to channel emotion.
The pre-FDICIA environment encouraged "perverse incentives for owners and managers to take excessive risks and for regulators to forbear and overextend the federal safety net," he said.
To explain the finesses of Nelson's plot and offer an interpretation would be to embalm a dead horse, and I will forbear to do so, except to say that while it lived it was a noble steed.
the leading global provider of ancillary-focused merchandising, payment and business intelligence technology to airlines and the passenger travel industry, has released the following corporate update: The previously disclosed forbearance agreements, pursuant to which the Companys senior lender and subordinated lenders (collectively, the Lenders) agreed to forbear from taking any steps to demand repayment of the amounts owing under the Companys US$7.
Cornishman Andrew Hawkins has taken himself off to the Gambia to kneel in chains while apologising for the slave-dealing activities of his forbear Sir John Hawkins, the first Englishman to sail a human cargo across the Atlantic.
In this polemic, Fried substantially transformed the dialectic of Modernism as bequeathed to him by his inevitable forbear and sometime mentor Clement Greenberg.
Negotiations to resolve the dispute continue with a majority of the holders of the Debentures, who have agreed to instruct the Trustee to forbear from taking any further action with respect to the Debentures for a period of 14 days.