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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FORGOING

He did not at all feel the relief he should have felt at forgoing his daily infliction.

In the forgoing remarks I have taken the liberty of extracting several facts from a valuable little work by Rolla Springfield.

But Quin hadn't the slightest intention of forgoing one second of that delectable interview.

The forgoing provisions do not apply to children who are under compulsion to attend the national schools.

Behold, thy uterine brothers are all sad and cheerless at seeing thee resolved to put an end to thy life by forgoing food.

WORD ORIGIN

"to relinquish," Old English forgan "go away, pass over, leave undone," from for- "away" + gan "go" (see go). Related: Forgoing; forgone.

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