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forsake
used in The Two Towers

6 uses
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Definition
to abandon or give up on — such as someone who needs you, or an idea, or a place
  • Yet we that remain cannot forsake our companions while we have strength left.
    3.1 -- Book 3 Chapter 1 -- The Departure of Boromir (91% in)
  • We shall not forsake our old alliance with Gondor, and while they fight we shall aid them: so say I and all who hold with me.
    3.2 -- Book 3 Chapter 2 -- The Riders of Rohan (68% in)
  • But Saruman had slowly shaped it to his shifting purposes, and made it better. as he thought, being deceived-for all those arts and subtle devices, for which he forsook his former wisdom, and which fondly he imagined were his own. came but from Mordor; so that what he made was naught, only a little copy, a child's model or a slave's flattery, of that vast fortress. armoury, prison, furnace of great power, Barad-dur, the Dark Tower, which suffered no rival, and laughed at flattery,...
    3.8 -- Book 3 Chapter 8 -- The Road to Isengard (77% in)
  • Cold clammy winter still held sway in this forsaken country.
    4.2 -- Book 4 Chapter 2 -- The Passage of the Marshes (40% in)
  • It appeared lonely and forsaken, running down to empty ruins in the mist.
    4.7 -- Book 4 Chapter 7 -- Journey to the Cross-roads (39% in)
  • But that desire was yet far away, and long now had she been hungry, lurking in her den, while the power of Sauron grew, and light and living things forsook his borders; and the city in the valley was dead, and no Elf or Man came near, only the unhappy Orcs.
    4.9 -- Book 4 Chapter 9 -- Shelob's Lair (69% in)

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