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  • v. Present participle of forearm.

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Examples

  • No matter how carefully conformed to the law of God and the precepts of the Church one's life may have been, no Christian will want to enter eternity without some immediate forearming against the terrors of that last passage.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 4: Clandestinity-Diocesan Chancery

  • He had a presentiment that in this way God was forearming him for some extraordinary trial; and the loss of his wife seemed to him most likely to be that trial.

    The Life and Letters of Elizabeth Prentiss

  • This, after all, is a woman who dislocated her shoulder three years ago while forearming a raccoon off her deck to protect her Labrador retriever.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Oh and apparently the refs don't mind Justin McCareins forearming Jacques Reeves before hs snags a deep bomb inside the

    MVN

  • (thereby forearming our enemies) but still deny the American people critical information about how the CIA program improved national intelligence and served to thwart terrorist operations.

    Hyscience

  • a presentiment that in this way God was forearming him for some extraordinary trial; and the loss of his wife seemed to him most likely to be that trial.

    The Life and Letters of Elizabeth Prentiss

  • He mentioned this to his cousin, but O’Hara, with a light-hearted reference to forewarning and forearming, refused to take the matter seriously.

    The Dancing Druids

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