Definition of Forbore:
They now made up an enormous fire, which terrified some of the enemy so much that they retreated, while others who had intended to attack them, halted and forbore to do so, thus enabling them to pass the night in safety.- "Plutarch's Lives Volume III.", Plutarch.
- "The Waif of the "Cynthia"", André Laurie and Jules Verne.
Mrs. Falchion and Justine Caron I had met several times, but Mrs. Falchion forbore inquiring for Galt Roscoe: from which, and from other slight but significant matters, I gathered that she knew of his doings and whereabouts.- "Mrs. Falchion, Complete", Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 12, 2009.