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forsake
used in The Two Gentlemen of Verona

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Definition
to abandon or give up on — such as someone who needs you, or an idea, or a place
  • Belike she thinks, that Proteus hath forsook her.
    4.4 — Act 4 Scene 4 — The same (73% in)
  • Write till your ink be dry, and with your tears Moist it again, and frame some feeling line That may discover such integrity: For Orpheus' lute was strung with poets' sinews, Whose golden touch could soften steel and stones, Make tigers tame, and huge leviathans Forsake unsounded deeps to dance on sands.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — The same. A room in the DUKE'S palace (82% in)

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