forsake

Part of speech: verb

To leave; abandon; reject.

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Usage examples "forsake":

  1. Wilhelmine pressed it to her lips, and read, with a solemn voice: " 'By my word of honor as a prince, I will never forsake you, and only death shall separate you from me. - "Old Fritz and the New Era", Louise Muhlbach.
  2. Can you forsake it for abstract literature? - "The Life Radiant", Lilian Whiting.
  3. But King Olaf I have known since I was a boy, and learned to love him so much, that I cannot now forsake him. - "The Story of Norway", Hjalmar H. Boyesen.