forbore


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for·bore

 (fôr-bôr′)
v.
Past tense of forbear1.

forbore

(fɔːˈbɔː)
vb
the past tense of forbear1
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"We forbore pursuing child support collection in the (perhaps naive) hope that Mr Johnston would do what men are supposed to do and pay his support obligation voluntarily," Tmz quoted her lawyer as saying.
1 : to hold back <He forbore from hitting the bully back.>
(Best friend Torie Osborn and Dobie Gillis himself, Dwayne Hickman, forbore singing and just talked.)