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Entry Word: forbear
Function: verb
Text: to resist the temptation of <she's old enough to make her own decisions, so we must forbear criticizing her taste in clothes>
Synonyms abstain (from), forgo (also forego), keep (from), refrain (from)
Related Words avoid, eschew, shun; check, constrain, curb, inhibit; deny, refuse, withhold; buck, combat, fight
Near Antonyms capitulate, knuckle under, submit, surrender
Antonyms give in (to), succumb (to), yield (to)