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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Renounced or surrendered (as a custom or practice formerly held dear).

Usage examples (29)
  • Verb (used with object), : She has forsaken her country for an island in the South Pacific
  • The Captain's usually hopeful expression forsook him for a little as he commented on his bad fortune.
  • Ever since their old loves their embraces forsook;
  • Even the dignity of the Proconsul forsook him for once. for more
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