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forsake
used in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

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Definition
to abandon or give up on — such as someone who needs you, or an idea, or a place
  • The boys' breath forsook them.
    Chapter 26 (83% in)
  • He was a forsaken, friendless boy, he said; nobody loved him; when they found out what they had driven him to, perhaps they would be sorry; he had tried to do right and get along, but they would not let him; since nothing would do them but to be rid of him, let it be so; and let them blame HIM for the consequences—why shouldn't they?
    Chapter 13 (1% in)
  • Four times he had his hands on that rich treasure and four times it wasted to nothingness in his fingers as sleep forsook him and wakefulness brought back the hard reality of his misfortune.
    Chapter 27 (4% in)

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