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 for pretermit
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pretermit \Pre`ter*mit"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pretermitted; p.
     pr. & vb. n. Pretermitting.] [L. praetermittere,
     praetermissum; praeter beyond + mittere to send. See
     To pass by; to omit; to disregard. --Bacon.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      v 1: disregard intentionally or let pass
      2: leave undone or leave out; "How could I miss that typo?";
         "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten" [syn:
         neglect, pretermit, omit, drop, miss, leave out,
         overlook, overleap] [ant: attend to, take to heart]

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