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Definition of "forsook" []

  • Simple past of forsake. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "forsook" in a sentence
  • "THAT Serenity which had so lately return'd to the Soul of Idalia, at hearing this, again forsook her; she had no room to doubt the Secret of her Correspondence with Florez was discover'd: And, in a Moment, had a thousand various Conjectures by what means, but had too great an Opinion of her own Power, and his Passion, to hit upon the right."
  • "The Captain's usually hopeful expression forsook him for a little as he commented on his bad fortune."
  • "This change has taken place in a number of words with an originally long u (Chaucerian long close o), such as forsook, hook, book, look, rook, shook, all of which formerly had the vowel of boot."