forbear


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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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And yet the same revolutionary beliefs for which our forbears fought are still at issue around the globe.
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.
The head of the state's water agency insists that, contrary to the conclusions of a legislative attorney, lawmakers can authorize his department to forbear the use of water from the Colorado River.
Under the forbearance agreement, as extended, the lenders have agreed to forbear from the exercise of their rights under the credit facility through June 11, 2012.
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.
In the Eastern Orthodox tradition, Anne is ascribed the title Forbear of God, and both the Birth of Mary and the Dedication of Mary to the Temple are celebrated as two of the Twelve Great Feasts.
Despite the best efforts of management and the Board of Directors of the Company, we were not able to reach agreement with our senior lender to forbear enforcing its indebtedness.
Congress held back its resolution on the incidents of 1915, adding that Obama, who had promised to recognize Armenian allegations during his electoral campaign, should also forbear.
Filled with "the worst kind of romantic primitivism", Montgomery sets out to follow his forbear to the island.
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.
"Specifically," said Carnell, "it sought to align those incentives more closely with the interests of the federal deposit insurance funds and the taxpayers." 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.