forsake


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Synonyms for forsake

Synonyms for forsake

to give up or leave without intending to return or claim again

Synonyms for forsake

leave someone who needs or counts on you

References in classic literature ?
Sure as the morning came, it found him lingering near the house to ask if she were well; and, morning, noon, or night, go where she would, he would forsake his playmates and his sports to bear her company.
His feelings are forever on the stretch; and when he begins to sink into repose, he finds himself obliged to quit that on which he rests in pleasure for something new, which again engages his attention, and which also he forsakes for other novelties.
He accordingly recited a proverb for Imam Ali saying, "The neutral is the one who doesn't support the evil but does forsake the right.
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Such attention always requires us to suspend or forsake the pursuit of other things.
LET the wicked forsake his way, and let him return unto the Lord.
Styled after the classic oval lighter design, his slim gold case will slip into the smallest clutch bag so you never have to forsake your favourite scent.
Furthermore, 61% will forsake holiday plans to win a business deal and all respondents said they would work as late as required, putting an evening with the family into second place.
Far be it from us that we should forsake Yahweh, our God.
Due to height restrictions, Braun had to forsake his original intentions for a 40-storey tower.
She agreed to forsake her weekly pounds 6,000 wage packet expecting a life of even greater luxury.
Poverty and encroachment onto their lands by ranchers, Farmers and loggers wielding environmentally devastating practices has led many indigenous groups to forsake traditional land use practices for often unsustainable hunting, agriculture, and timber harvest methods.
But they've found that some companies, in efforts to devise their "unique selling proposition," forsake what they call "generic category benefits.
uk) asked net users which vice they would forsake to stay online.
The cast also forsake decent performances, bringing little emotion to their teens in peril.