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forsake
used in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

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Definition
to abandon or give up on — such as someone who needs you, or an idea, or a place
  • I felt as if I was forsaken by God and man; as if all my efforts must be frustrated; and I became reckless in my despair.
    10 — A Perilous Passage In The Slave Girl's Life (26% in)
  • Had she utterly forsaken me?
    10 — A Perilous Passage In The Slave Girl's Life (95% in)
  • God is angry with you, and will surely punish you, if you don't forsake your wicked ways.
    13 — The Church And Slavery (11% in)
  • You must forsake your sinful ways, and be faithful servants.
    13 — The Church And Slavery (18% in)
  • Nobody respects a mother who forsakes her children; and if you leave them, you will never have a happy moment.
    16 — Scenes At The Plantation (66% in)
  • How long those hours seemed, and how fervently I prayed that God would not forsake me in this hour of utmost need!
    17 — The Flight (21% in)

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