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Definitionto abandon or give up on — such as someone who needs you, or an idea, or a place
- Every Linton on the face of the earth might melt into nothing before I could consent to forsake Heathcliff.Chapter 9 (49% in)
- And so it was: he turned abruptly, hastened into the house again, shut the door behind him; and when I went in a while after to inform them that Earnshaw had come home rabid drunk, ready to pull the whole place about our ears (his ordinary frame of mind in that condition), I saw the quarrel had merely effected a closer intimacy — had broken the outworks of youthful timidity, and enabled them to forsake the disguise of friendship, and confess themselves lovers.Chapter 8 (97% in)
- I felt that God had forsaken the stray sheep there to its own wicked wanderings, and an evil beast prowled between it and the fold, waiting his time to spring and destroy.Chapter 10 (**% in)
There are no more uses of "forsake" in Wuthering Heights.
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