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  • Maybe her mom realized that she'd pretty much forfeited the right to ask questions for all eternity when she dumped Eleanor at somebody's house for a year.   (source)
    forfeited = given up (lost)
  • The big game had been forfeited, and everyone in the entire school was miserable.   (source)
    forfeited = lost due to not being there to play
  • Do you forfeit?   (source)
    forfeit = surrender (give up)
  • Holmes posted bail and forfeited the amount when Pitezel, as planned, failed to return for trial.   (source)
    forfeited = lost
  • If they don't appear, the court issues a bench warrant for the truant party and you forfeit your bond.   (source)
    forfeit = lose
  • He knew that his life was almost forfeit.   (source)
    forfeit = lost
  • Bailey had graduated the year before, although to do so he had had to forfeit all pleasures to make up for his time lost in Baton Rouge.   (source)
    forfeit = give up
  • So far he'd forfeited a brand-new Call of Duty game, a vintage Rolling Stones T-shirt he'd bought at the flea market, and a baseball signed by Mariano Rivera.   (source)
    forfeited = lost
  • Well, they better start now or else they's gonna forfeit,   (source)
    forfeit = lose the game (as a penalty)
  • The guaranties of the Constitution to Slavery, I claim, have been, one and all forfeited by the rebel slave owners.   (source)
    forfeited = lost
  • I don't know; I never built anything, and I forfeited the right to watch my son grow up.   (source)
    forfeited = gave up or lost
  • My father's opinion of me does me the greatest honour, and I should be miserable to forfeit it.   (source)
    forfeit = lose
  • Or they would have to forfeit their last victory against Tangerine High.†   (source)
  • The deserter knows his life is forfeit if he is taken, so he will not flinch from any crime, no matter how vile.†   (source)
  • If he touched the sides of the Ziploc bag an alarm would go off and he would have to forfeit.†   (source)
  • As soon as a predetermined quantity had been consumed, the final loser would have to perform a forfeit, which was usually obscenely biological.†   (source)
  • Kit sat helpless, her cheeks on fire, and then the laughter and the cheering left her giddy as William stepped resolutely forward to claim his forfeit.†   (source)
  • You forfeit membership in the family, the blood fraternity, and no matter how hard you try, you can't pretend to be part of it.†   (source)
  • Of course this meant forfeiting his magic.†   (source)
  • I have become a wife, I have become a bore, I have been asked to forfeit my Independent Young Feminist card.†   (source)
  • Jim has promisedthis leader, Doramin, that if his plan results in the death of any of his people, Jim will forfeit his own life.†   (source)
  • You may recall how incensed Plato was that the most righteous man in Athens had to forfeit his life.†   (source)
  • We are giving up a place we held for five years, extending it and telling the world it was a forfeit of war.†   (source)
  • Rather than forfeit the one privilege he claimed for himself, he lowered his hand and left the porch.†   (source)
  • It's no fun beating someone who forfeits.†   (source)
  • Luma could have forfeited, but instead she decided to make adjustments and play eight against eleven.†   (source)
  • But changing even one of her friends' actions meant that Mrs. Livingston's life might have been forfeited, in place of Yetta's or Jane's.†   (source)
  • If your training is good enough, survival is there; if not nature claims its forfeit.†   (source)
  • If you speak again, Sayyadina, we'll know it's your witchcraft and you'll be forfeit.†   (source)
  • Kill the boy, and your livesss are forfeit.†   (source)
  • She liked me best when I was dry, derisive and cutting, a natural talent she believed I'd forfeited through long association with children.†   (source)
  • We kept stalling, waiting for Cal, until Mr. Reese said that we'd either have to start the game or forfeit.†   (source)
  • My body was completely vulnerable to Patch, all my strength and freedom forfeited as he took possession of me.†   (source)
  • After he tried to return the oligarchy and was executed, his family forfeited their lands and titles.†   (source)
  • I'm sorry about having to forfeit the match.†   (source)
  • You've forfeited your right to know any more than that.†   (source)
  • They should have forfeited that last game.†   (source)
  • Yet should he admit this and risk forfeiting the one friend who had ever "truly understood" him?†   (source)
  • Are you so eager to forfeit the bet?†   (source)
  • She must pay, or the balance of the realms is forfeit.†   (source)
  • 'But if not, El-ahrairah, you will have to forfeit your ears.'†   (source)
  • Their capitulation led to the Second World War, which in turn led to the forfeit of their nation's freedom for many decades or even centuries.†   (source)
  • You know, Dad, when you ditched me with the maid, you forfeited the right to supervise my conduct.†   (source)
  • She has forfeited the victory.†   (source)
  • Should you teach reading, writing, or any history whatsoever to any human beyond these borders, the lives of the teacher, pupil, and every human within one hundred leagues may be forfeit.†   (source)
  • For the lack of a simple manually operated tool, all the work would be spoiled and the boy's life forfeit.†   (source)
  • Major Major had forfeited the authority when he permitted Sergeant Towser to report the lieutenant who had been killed over Orvieto less than two hours after he arrived in the squadron as never having arrived in the squadron at all.†   (source)
  • Or when our eyes close, do we forfeit sight?†   (source)
  • He would talk the locals into racing their horses against his for side bets, with a forfeit fee of about $10.†   (source)
  • He had forfeited his life!†   (source)
  • Of course, you're forfeiting any chance of collecting a million francs-or, as you suggested, perhaps a great deal more.†   (source)
  • The control he'd nearly forfeited to her was back in place.†   (source)
  • He has taken an oath to speak the Truth, and if what follows is not the Truth he has forfeited his own soul.†   (source)
  • Hit said thangs like 'A female by one transgression forfeits her place in society forever.'†   (source)
  • Moppett had forty-eight hours to come up with back rent or her property was forfeit.†   (source)
  • But now he has done worse trespass than only to go coney-snaring in the uplands: he has dared to come to Henneth Annun, and his life is forfeit.†   (source)
  • If Heafstaag, or even Beorg, ever noticed the puddle between his feet, his life would certainly be forfeit.†   (source)
  • But some of them got fed up, said so loudly, and resigned, forfeiting forever their chances of franchise.†   (source)
  • Hawkeye was only unconscious for about a minute but I was made to forfeit the match.†   (source)
  • Go, try your spurs on His Majesty, see how deep they dig when your limbs are in irons and your head is forfeit.†   (source)
  • If today's church does not recapture the sacrificial spirit of the early church, it will lose its authenticity, forfeit the loyalty of millions, and be dismissed as an irrelevant social club with no meaning for the twentieth century.†   (source)
  • Neutrality is respected only when defended by adequate power; a weak nation forfeits even the privilege of being neutral.†   (source)
  • If we have to go through one more overtime, I'm going to ask Byrum to forfeit.†   (source)
  • We'll forfeit!†   (source)
  • One was the richest man of the century, who, having clawed his way to wealth through the souls and bodies of men, spent many years trying to buy back the love he had forfeited and by that process performed great service to the world and, perhaps, had much more than balanced the evils of his rise.†   (source)
  • You shall marry the woman of my choice and remain with her in my realm for a year's time, or you will forfeit your life.†   (source)
  • (No reply; they look at MORE) You'll forfeit all you've got-which includes the respect of your country-for a theory†   (source)
  • "Your life is forfeit, Pug, for laying hands on our royal person yesterday," said Caspian.†   (source)
  • The Dallas Herald demanded that Houston resign the seat to which Texans had proudly sent him, instead of "retaining a position he has forfeited by misrepresenting them...Let him heed for once the voice of an outraged, misrepresented, and betrayed constituency, so that Texas may for once have a united voice and present an undivided front in the Senate."†   (source)
  • A man of honour could not have doubted the intention, but Mr. Darcy chose to doubt it—or to treat it as a merely conditional recommendation, and to assert that I had forfeited all claim to it by extravagance, imprudence—in short anything or nothing.   (source)
    forfeited = given up (lost)
  • You forfeited the friendship of the centaurs when you helped the traitor Firenze escape us.†   (source)
  • The rest I would bear if I had to, but not her life being forfeited.†   (source)
  • Failing that, they would be adjudged traitors, their lands and titles forfeit to the throne.†   (source)
  • We haven't had a practice, and we've forfeited two games since the ....accident.†   (source)
  • You have forfeited the right to a smooth breakup.†   (source)
  • They would forfeit the rest of their games.†   (source)
  • Catelyn held her brother; she dare not kill him or the Imp's life would be forfeit as well.†   (source)
  • By the hearth, Heward and a buxom wench were playing at forfeits.†   (source)
  • The law was plain; a deserter's life was forfeit.†   (source)
  • You have forfeited your right to a quick death, the giant snarled.†   (source)
  • For in failing at this, I forfeited any desire to live.†   (source)
  • Howard had signed it and enclosed his $5,000 forfeit fee.†   (source)
  • If the Commandant knows you survived, your life is forfeit.†   (source)
  • No one will present her, and her inheritance shall be forfeit.†   (source)
  • You have forfeited your rank, abandoned your legion, made yourself an outlaw—and for what?†   (source)
  • Beto, whether we play or forfeit is in God's hands now," Angel finished.†   (source)
  • Though it is true, for this, only her life is forfeit.†   (source)
  • Mance Rayder's life is forfeit by every law of the Seven Kingdoms.†   (source)
  • You forfeited your authority when you ran off to the ancient lands.†   (source)
  • I didn't travel all this way to cover a forfeit.†   (source)
  • She must pay, or the balance of the realms is forfeit.†   (source)
  • Were your boys really going to forfeit if they didn't receive a blessing?†   (source)
  • All rules are forfeit, and no one knows what will happen.†   (source)
  • When other teams balked at playing them, Williamsport issued an ultimatum: Play or forfeit.†   (source)
  • Unfazed by the impending forfeit, the boys discussed the dilemma at hand.†   (source)
  • In the treaty of Hidalgo-Guadalupe, Mexico forfeited more than a third of its territory.†   (source)
  • For refusing to swear, my goods are forfeit and I am condemned to life imprisonment.†   (source)
  • Do you wish to forfeit?†   (source)
  • I'm just here to tell you that the County Sports Commission won't recognize him as eligible, so you're going to forfeit this game if you put him back in.†   (source)
  • It's a forfeit!†   (source)
  • The reporter's story would chronicle my husbandly exhaustion (his drawn face telling of too many nights forfeited to fear) and the Elliotts' relief (the two parents cling to each other as they wait for their only child to be officially returned to them).†   (source)
  • Luma presented the counterarguments: It would take the boys ten days to get players and hold tryouts, by which time they would have had to forfeit two games—their season would be shot.†   (source)
  • She told me that she'd thought about going to get a hamburger, but the referee told her before the game that if she left the field her team would have to forfeit.†   (source)
  • Later a hedge knight in a checkered cloak disgraced himself by killing Beric Dondarrion's horse, and was declared forfeit.†   (source)
  • But with their early loss, the forfeits during the hiatus, the losses since, and a total of eight penalty points against the team for red cards at various points along the way, the Under 15 Fugees faced the prospect of finishing dead last in the league, unless they could manage a big win on this day.†   (source)
  • The deserter knows his life is forfeit if he is taken, so he will not flinch from any crime, no matter how vile or cruel.†   (source)
  • She could order one of the magicians of the Varden to remove them, of course, but then she would forfeit her victory in the Trial of the Long Knives, and the wandering tribes would renounce her as their liegelord.†   (source)
  • I overheard Mother telling Mrs. Twitt that if Miss Worthington does not make her debut, her inheritance is forfeit.†   (source)
  • Reyna has forfeited her position.†   (source)
  • There is only one rule, Stronghammer: if you flee, you forfeit the match and are banished from your tribe.†   (source)
  • It would still be a forfeit.†   (source)
  • Ryan believed that in Madison waiving his right to appear, Meggesto had forfeited the question of identification.†   (source)
  • Mutable Government Forfeits Respect†   (source)
  • Does not Rabbi Meir teach us, 'He who is walking by the way and studying, and breaks off his study and says, "How fine is that tree, how fine is that field," him the Scripture regards as if he had forfeited his life'?"†   (source)
  • If that means forfeiting our lives in the process, we welcome the opportunity to prove our devotion to-as the dwarves say-hearth, hall, and honor.†   (source)
  • If you play, we have to forfeit.†   (source)
  • That's how long I forfeit control.†   (source)
  • I had no right to forfeit any votes for my roommate because of some perverse psychic hunger to illustrate the cunning of my wit.†   (source)
  • I should now take you back to Minas Tirith to answer there to Denethor, and my life will justly be forfeit, if I now choose a course that proves ill for my city.†   (source)
  • And though even Duntz had forfeited his composure-had shed, along with tie and coat, his enigmatic drowsy dignity-the suspect seemed content and serene; he refused to budge.†   (source)
  • "Aspirant Veturius," he says, "as Aquilla has forfeited, and you, of all Aspirants, have the most men left alive, we, the Augurs, name you victor in the Trial of Strength.†   (source)
  • A mutable government forfeits the respect and confidence of other nations, and all the advantages connected with national character.†   (source)
  • If he thought they'd whip his runners, he'd fork over the forfeit fees and skip town, often "forgetting" to pay his hotel bill on the way out.†   (source)
  • To reassure each man of his opponent's sincerity, Vanderbilt asked that each put up a forfeit fee of $5,000.†   (source)
  • Your lives are forfeit!†   (source)
  • Would it be proper for the same judges, who had already found him guilty, judge the case where the accused life and fortune could be forfeited?†   (source)
  • At a society dinner in mid-September, he announced that he would put up $25,000 as forfeit money for a race between his colt and Seabiscuit.†   (source)
  • Game would've been forfeited if it wasn't for that nosy colored gal. Dad, she wasn't the one who scored thirteen runs against us," said his son.†   (source)
  • Cesar walked slowly back to the umpire and Coach Hicks at home plate with the news that Monterrey Industrial would be forfeiting.†   (source)
  • The impeachment of President Andrew Johnson, the event in which the obscure Ross was to play such a dramatic role, was the sensational climax to the bitter struggle between the President, determined to carry out Abraham Lincoln's policies of reconciliation with the defeated South, and the more radical Republican leaders in Congress, who sought to administer the downtrodden Southern states as conquered provinces which had forfeited their rights under the Constitution.†   (source)
  • I had had to forfeit the esteem of those who before had touched their caps to me.†   (source)
  • You can leave an employer any minute by forfeiting a month's wages.†   (source)
  • I felt I had forfeited her sympathy by my refusal to go down.†   (source)
  • If he fell, he forfeited his chance at winning a tree.†   (source)
  • He had no rights at all where she was concerned; this afternoon he had forfeited them all, forever.†   (source)
  • I would forfeit the money and stay away without telling him.†   (source)
  • Its great poverty, its century-long struggle in the forest, had given the university a sweetness and a beauty it was later to forfeit.†   (source)
  • But for me that wasn't what it was for, but to have the bigger existence taking charge of your small things, and making you learn forfeits as a sign that you aren't any more your own man, in the street, with the contents of your pockets your own business: that was the purpose of it.†   (source)
  • But to make the issue sure, he [Lincoln] determined that in addition the rebellion should be put in the wrong...When he finally gave the order that the fleet should sail he was master of the situation ....master if the rebels hesitated or repented, because they would thereby forfeit their prestige with the South; master if they persisted, for he would then command a united North.†   (source)
  • Had I gone home to eat my plate of greens, Granny would not have allowed me out again, so the penalty I paid for roaming was to forfeit my food for twelve hours.†   (source)
  • That man should forfeit his life.†   (source)
  • As I have said already that it was an October day, I dare not forfeit your respect and imperil the fair name of fiction by changing the season and describing lilacs hanging over garden walls, crocuses, tulips and other flowers of spring.†   (source)
  • In his loneliness he would have yielded his spirit into bondage willingly if in exchange he might have had her love which so strangely he had forfeited, but he was unable to reveal to her the flowering ecstasies, the dark and incommunicable fantasies in which his life was bound.†   (source)
  • If you leave, you forfeit your whole position forever.†   (source)
  • But he would almost rather have forfeited the prize than have to tell his father.†   (source)
  • I trust that they do not mean that I have done anything to forfeit your confidence?†   (source)
  • "You've forfeited your rights to own that dog," was the rejoinder.†   (source)
  • I have forfeited my happiness, but I have kept my pride.†   (source)
  • My chief, let me tell you, sir, is forfeited, like every honest man in Scotland.†   (source)
  • You don't understand what a woman forfeits—†   (source)
  • Wherein Nicholas and his Sister forfeit the good Opinion of all worldly and prudent People†   (source)
  • An undeniable and unredeemable forfeit of all he hath about him.†   (source)
  • None but some weighty motive could have induced so quiet a man to forfeit his sleep.†   (source)
  • [9] In life, too often, the scholar errs with mankind and forfeits his privilege†   (source)
  • And can you tell me what I have done to forfeit your love?†   (source)
  • But I wish and hope to retain your confidence if I do nothing to forfeit it.†   (source)
  • For his crime his life is forfeited by the law—and of a surety will I see that he payeth it!†   (source)
  • He had never yet forfeited that approbation, and he had considerable reliance on his own virtues.†   (source)
  • Tell her to come home soon, and play at forfeits, and make fun.†   (source)
  • In the war then he cringed,
    Being forfeit of life.†   (source)
  • I foresaw that, being convicted, his possessions would be forfeited to the Crown.†   (source)
  • For my little woman is a-listening somewheres, or I'll forfeit the business and five hundred pound!†   (source)
  • This right of inheritance we have never ceded nor ever forfeited.†   (source)
  • At that hour, had I chosen, thy head was forfeit.†   (source)
  • By persisting in your path, though you forfeit the little you gain the great.†   (source)
  • It was right that I should pay the forfeit of my headlong passion.†   (source)
  • "Forfeit, forfeit!" cried the militia officer.†   (source)
  • —Why, I am sure, if he forfeit, thou wilt not take
    his flesh; what's that good for?†   (source)
  • He is going to pay the forfeit: it will be paid in five minutes more.†   (source)
  • "Another forfeit for a Gallicism," said a Russian writer who was present.†   (source)
  • But any deference to some eminent man or woman of the world, forfeits all privilege of nobility.†   (source)
  • I trust you absolutely, dear lady, but St. Just's life is forfeit to his country ...it rests with you to redeem it.†   (source)
  • When one was related to the Mansons and the Rushworths one had a "droit de cite" (as Mr. Sillerton Jackson, who had frequented the Tuileries, called it) in New York society; but did one not forfeit it in marrying Julius Beaufort?†   (source)
  • But even under such circumstances, his weight was felt; he cast a shadow over the conversation, until it seemed to lose its brilliance, to forfeit its very substance somehow.†   (source)
  • He, the fallen great one, could not bear to think that man, a being of clay, should possess the inheritance which he by his sin had forfeited for ever.†   (source)
  • He succeeded Pierce and the Treasury officials, and sold forfeited estates, leased abandoned plantations, encouraged schools, and received from Sherman, after that terribly picturesque march to the sea, thousands of the wretched camp followers.†   (source)
  • For almost the first time in her life she was sorry for him—it is hard for those who have once been mentally afflicted to be sorry for those who are well, and though Nicole often paid lip service to the fact that he had led her back to the world she had forfeited, she had thought of him really as an inexhaustible energy, incapable of fatigue—she forgot the troubles she caused him at the moment when she forgot the troubles of her own that had prompted her.†   (source)
  • She might in truth have safely trusted him now; but he had forfeited her confidence for the time, and she kept on the ground progressing thoughtfully, as if wondering whether it would be wiser to return home.†   (source)
  • "That's forfeit," said Mahony.†   (source)
  • He saw then, with a pang of self-reproach, that she meant neither to explain nor to defend herself; that by his miserable silence he had forfeited all chance of helping her, and that the decisive hour was past.†   (source)
  • A mist dispersed; I saw my life to be forfeit; and fled from the scene of these excesses, at once glorying and trembling, my lust of evil gratified and stimulated, my love of life screwed to the topmost peg.†   (source)
  • I have blamed myself enough; my life's forfeit anyway, and I should have been dead by now if Silver hadn't stood for me; and doctor, believe this, I can die—and I dare say I deserve it—but what I fear is torture.†   (source)
  • So the bail was reduced to three hundred dollars, and Harper went on it himself; he did not tell this to Jurgis, however—nor did he tell him that when the time for trial came it would be an easy matter for him to avoid the forfeiting of the bail, and pocket the three hundred dollars as his reward for the risk of offending Mike Scully!†   (source)
  • Having forfeited, some years back, the esteem of 'really musical' people, it had lost its distinction and its charm, and even those whose taste was frankly bad had ceased to find in it more than a moderate pleasure to which they hardly liked to confess.†   (source)
  • Welcomed into their group, and made the confidant of their difficulty, Selden learned with amusement that there were several places where one might miss something by not lunching, or forfeit something by lunching; so that eating actually became a minor consideration on the very spot consecrated to its rites.†   (source)
  • The maroon had connived at his escape in a shore boat some hours ago, and he now assured us he had only done so to preserve our lives, which would certainly have been forfeit if "that man with the one leg had stayed aboard."†   (source)
  • Well—I have it on pretty good authority—in fact, on old Catherine's herself—that the family reduced Countess Olenska's allowance considerably when she definitely refused to go back to her husband; and as, by this refusal, she also forfeits the money settled on her when she married—which Olenski was ready to make over to her if she returned—why, what the devil do YOU mean, my dear boy, by asking me what I mean?†   (source)
  • That part of me which I had the power of projecting, had lately been much exercised and nourished; it had seemed to me of late as though the body of Edward Hyde had grown in stature, as though (when I wore that form) I were conscious of a more generous tide of blood; and I began to spy a danger that, if this were much prolonged, the balance of my nature might be permanently overthrown, the power of voluntary change be forfeited, and the character of Edward Hyde become irrevocably mine.†   (source)
  • would merely straighten her shoulder-straps or feel in her golden hair for the little balls of coral or of pink enamel, frosted with tiny diamonds, which formed its simple but effective ornament, studying, with a cold interest, her impassioned neighbour, while at another she would beat time for a few bars with her fan, but, so as not to forfeit her independence, she would beat a different time from the pianist's.†   (source)
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