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Pretermit   Listen
Pretermit  v. t.  (past & past part. pretermitted; pres. part. pretermitting)  To pass by; to omit; to disregard.

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"Pretermit" Quotes from Famous Books

... descend—according to the moods of the nursery; and that he reached his office at a quarter to ten. That morning the mood of the nursery was apparently unpropitious. He and I were alone. I begged him not to pretermit his GUARDIAN, but to examine it and give me the ...
— The Grim Smile of the Five Towns • Arnold Bennett

... this argument possesses, but it is contradicted by the facts of the Arts and Sciences; for all these, though aiming at some good, and seeking that which is deficient, yet pretermit the knowledge of it: now it is not exactly probable that all artisans without exception should be ignorant of so great a help as this would be, and not even look after it; neither is it easy to see wherein a weaver or a carpenter will be profited in respect ...
— Ethics • Aristotle

Words linked to "Pretermit" :   leave out, skip, omit, jump, attend to, drop, pass over, miss, overlook, pretermission, ignore, forget, disregard, overleap, neglect

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