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forsake

[fawr-seyk]
verb (used with object), forsook, forsaken, forsaking.
1.
to quit or leave entirely; abandon; desert: She has forsaken her country for an island in the South Pacific.
2.
to give up or renounce (a habit, way of life, etc.).

Origin:
before 900; Middle English forsaken to deny, reject, Old English forsacan, equivalent to for- for- + sacan to dispute

forsaker, noun
unforsaking, adjective


1. See desert2. 2. forswear, relinquish, forgo.
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forsake (fəˈseɪk)
 
vb , -sakes, -saking, -sook, -saken
1.  to abandon
2.  to give up (something valued or enjoyed)
 
[Old English forsacan]
 
for'saker
 
n

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forsake
O.E. forsacan "decline, refuse," from for- "completely" + sacan "to deny, refuse" (see sake).
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