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- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of forefend.
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Only time will tell how long this latest "truce" subsists but it is unquestionable that Iran now has a strong foothold both in Gaza and Yehuda and the Shomron and heaven forefends it may not even need its nuclear capability to inflict heavy loss on Israel.
Why not rest secure under the Monroe Doctrine that forever forefends European conquest?