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forfeit
used in In Cold Blood

2 uses
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Definition
to lose or surrender something — often as a penalty
  • Yet should he admit this and risk forfeiting the one friend who had ever "truly understood" him?
    1 — Last To See Them Alive (56% in)
  • 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.
    3 — Answer (76% in)

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