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Daemon
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forfend

(verb) Prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening.

Synonyms: deflect, head off, avert, avoid, debar, obviate

Usage: Norman of Torn, if you are not the son of the old man you call father may God forfend that England ever guesses your true parentage.
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forfend
Definition: (verb) Prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening.
Synonyms: deflect, head off, avert, avoid, debar, obviate
Usage: Norman of Torn, if you are not the son of the old man you call father may God forfend that England ever guesses your true parentage.
taurine
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Your dread may end, for God forfend
That I should do outráge.

- The Alhambra and other poems by Latimer, Francis Burdett Thomas Coutts-Nevill, baron, published in 1898.
Adyl Mouhei
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forfend

verb
1.
ARCHAIC
avert or prevent (something evil or unpleasant).
"‘The fiend forfend’ said the grim Earl"
2.
US
protect (something) by precautionary measures.
"The sacrifice of Mississippi was forfended against even the treason of Wilkinson"
Emel Rapchan
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