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forbear

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of forbear

  1. to resist the temptation of she's old enough to make her own decisions, so we must forbear criticizing her taste in clothes Synonyms abjure, abstain (from), forgo (also forego), keep (from), refrain (from), withhold (from) Related Words avoid, eschew, shun; check, constrain, curb, inhibit; deny, refuse, reject, repudiate; buck, combat, fight Near Antonyms acquiesce (to), capitulate, concede (to), knuckle under (to) Antonyms bow (to), give in (to), submit (to), succumb (to), surrender (to), yield (to)


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