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forfeit
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

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Definition
to lose or surrender something — often as a penalty
  • She might in truth have safely trusted him now; but he had forfeited her confidence for the time, and she kept on the ground progressing thoughtfully, as if wondering whether it would be wiser to return home.
    1 — The Maiden (72% in)

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