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 Meanings and Examples of FORSAKE
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forsake
 v.  leave someone who needs or counts on you
Classic Sentence:
1  Then he went back and said to Gretel: 'Be comforted, dear little sister, and sleep in peace, God will not forsake us,' and he lay down again in his bed.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In HANSEL AND GRETEL
2  Like the rats that one by one forsake the doomed ship even before the vessel weighs anchor, so all the numerous clerks had by degrees deserted the office and the warehouse.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 29. The House of Morrel & Son.
3  Every Linton on the face of the earth might melt into nothing before I could consent to forsake Heathcliff.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
4  His gaiety seemed to forsake him and, as he came by the railings of the Duke's Lawn, he allowed his hand to run along them.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In TWO GALLANTS
5  Don't forsake us, Ammos Fiodorovich, help us.
The Inspector General By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In ACT IV
6  This letter was so important that it made them forsake their cards and their dice on the drumhead.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 51 OFFICER
7  He bared his wrist, and offered it to me: the blood was forsaking his cheek and lips, they were growing livid; I was distressed on all hands.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
8  Before quite leaving her he threw upon her face a wistful glance, as if he had misgivings on the generosity of forsaking her thus.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: 6 A Conjuncture, and Its Result upon the Pedestrian
Example Sentence:
1  No one expected Foster to forsake his wife and children and run off with another woman.
2  Don't fear you forsake, just afraid of losing you.