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synonyms for forsook

  • disown
  • forgo
  • forswear
  • jettison
  • quit
  • relinquish
  • renounce
  • repudiate
  • set aside
  • spurn
  • abdicate
  • desert
  • disclaim
  • jilt
  • leave
  • resign
  • surrender
  • yield
  • cast off
  • change one's tune
  • drift away
  • give up
  • have done with
  • kiss goodbye
  • leave flat
  • leave high and dry
  • run out on
  • show the door
  • take the oath
  • throw over
  • walk out on
  • wash one's hands of
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antonyms for forsook

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  • allow
  • approve
  • continue
  • keep
  • claim
  • hold
  • maintain
  • go back
  • rediscover
  • return
  • revert
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How to use forsook in a sentence

Gradually he forsook his wife, whom he deceived on account of Madame de Serizy.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
He wished to marry Modeste Mignon but forsook her quickly enough when he found out that her family was bankrupt.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
He forsook Tiphaine's party for the Liberals headed by lawyer Vinet.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
But in a minute he saw her, and for once his self-possession temporarily forsook him.
A CHARMING FELLOW, VOLUME II (OF 3)FRANCES ELEANOR TROLLOPE
When they thought I was done for, the rats forsook the sinking ship.
SARAH'S SCHOOL FRIENDMAY BALDWIN
In 1773 he came to America, forsook the sea and settled in Virginia.
SOUTH AMERICAN FIGHTS AND FIGHTERSCYRUS TOWNSEND BRADY
Their fear and their natural affection forsook them at one and the same time.
THE JUSTICE AND NECESSITY OF TAXING THE AMERICAN COLONIES, DEMONSTRATEDUNKNOWN
The bloom forsook her cheek, her step became listless, her eyes dull and sunken.
THE LIFE OF THOMAS WANLESS, PEASANTALEXANDER JOHNSTONE WILSON
He immediately forsook the pursuit of arms, and betook himself barefooted to a pilgrimage.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VIJOHN LORD
He so far forsook the strait "Manchester School" of his upbringing as to support Macdonald's campaign for protection in 1878.
THE CANADIAN DOMINIONOSCAR D. SKELTON
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