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Definition of Lest

Lest

  1. To listen.
  2. Lust; desire; pleasure.
  3. Last; least.
  4. For fear that; that . . . not; in order that . . . not.
  5. That (without the negative particle); -- after certain expressions denoting fear or apprehension.

Lest Quotations

Mind your speech a little lest you should mar your fortunes.
William Shakespeare

Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you.
Carl Sandburg

He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. Is not life a hundred times too short for us to bore ourselves?
Friedrich Nietzsche

Do not be too hard, lest you be broken; do not be too soft, lest you be squeezed.
Ali ibn Abi Talib

Control thy passions lest they take vengence on thee.
Epictetus
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Lest Translations

lest in German is geringere
lest in Hungarian is nehogy

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