Definition of Forefending

1. Verb. (present participle of forefend) ¹



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Definition of Forefending

1. forefend [v] - See also: forefend

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Forefending

foredooms
foredraft
foreface
forefaces
forefather
forefathers
forefeel
forefeeling
forefeels
forefeet
forefelt
forefence
forefences
forefend
forefended
forefending (current term)
forefends
forefinger
forefingers
forefixed
foreflow
forefoot
forefooted
forefooting
forefront
forefronts
foregain
foregainst
foregame
foreganger

Literary usage of Forefending

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1. The Contemporary Review (1870)
"... and, forefending the days when practical and scientific education will succeed in edging out the present study of the classical languages, ..."

2. Popular Science Monthly (1906)
"When this is accomplished the greatest economy is effected; first in the limiting of suffering and the progress of disease, and second, in forefending the ..."

3. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1879)
"... nor yet on the shrewd and prudent forefending of scandal with which she provides for Ulysses' independent entrance into the city : room has to be found ..."

4. The Advocate of Peace by American Peace Society (1902)
"If the remark is true, as I think it is, obviously the surest mode of forefending war between two countries is by fostering intercourse between their ..."

5. The Seven Against Thebes by Aeschylus, Thomas George Tucker (1908)
"a mouth, bruited by the folk throughout the town in threatening murmurs and in lamentations ; the which may forefending Zeus, true to his name, ..."

6. Wesley, and Methodism by Isaac Taylor (1851)
"close, his pulpit energies were engaged in repressing ill tendencies, in forefending apprehended mischiefs, and in righting his societies where they were ..."

7. The Cost of Competition: An Effort at the Understanding of Familiar Facts by Sidney Armor Reeve (1906)
"... hastening and facilitating growth, forefending stunting or distortion by too violent contact with resistance to expansion, in Part Two. ..."

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