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forgo

verb
variants: also forego

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to resist the temptation of
  • I'll forgo dessert tonight—I'm trying to lose weight

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The first known use of forgo was before the 12th century

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“Forgo.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/forgo. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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