Her visits to his studio inspired her writing, providing the necessary fuel to forge ahead with a difficult book.
He was the master negotiator, who could forge compromises with conservatives while never losing the trust of progressives.
“There was a deliberate effort to forge a national champion,” says former finance minister Mailson da Nóbrega.
late 14c., "a smithy," from Old French forge (12c.) "forge, smithy," earlier faverge, from Latin fabrica "workshop," from faber (genitive fabri) "workman in hard materials, smith" (see fabric). As the heating apparatus itself, from late 15c.
c.1300, "to make, shape, create," from Old French forgier, from Latin fabricari "to frame, construct, build," from fabrica "workshop" (see forge (n.)). Meaning "to counterfeit" is early 14c. Related: Forged; forging.