Synonyms for forfeiture

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In this way I should escape the forfeiture of my credit, and the risk of maintaining it.

The forfeiture of the lords was agreed to, all but unanimously.

One half the value was to be spent in improvements, on pain of forfeiture.

Pertaining to the head, as, capital punishment, which involves the forfeiture of the head.

Public assistance not to entail any forfeiture of political rights.

She implored a waiver of the forfeiture in her and young Walter's favour.

The sovereign of Czernova must not marry a commoner, on pain of forfeiture of the crown.

To create a forfeiture, his misbehavior must be gross and aggravated.

In this case it is lawful to take the forfeiture, or detain the thing.

The consequences of attainder, are forfeiture and corruption of blood.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., from Old French forfaiture "crime, transgression; penalty for committing a crime," from forfait (see forfeit).

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