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Forgoing   /fɔrgˈoʊɪŋ/   Listen
Forgoing

noun
1.
The act of renouncing; sacrificing or giving up or surrendering (a possession or right or title or privilege etc.).  Synonyms: forswearing, renunciation.






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"Forgoing" Quotes from Famous Books



... now the sole object of their flattering attentions. And he lived up to them. He surrounded himself with an armed escort, and kept changing his house and gardens. His display, his public appearances, the night-watch that guarded him, all showed that he had adopted the style of an emperor while forgoing the title. The greatest alarm was aroused by his execution of Calpurnius Galerianus, a son of Caius Piso.[260] He had attempted no treachery, but his distinguished name and handsome presence had made the youth a subject of common talk, and the country was full of turbulent spirits who delighted ...
— Tacitus: The Histories, Volumes I and II • Caius Cornelius Tacitus



Words linked to "Forgoing" :   denial, forsaking, abnegation, self-abnegation, self-renunciation, rejection, giving up, self-denial



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