Examples of forsake in a Sentence
forsaking most of our possessions, we evacuated just before the hurricane struck
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The Scorecard Westport Country Playhouse has been doing a lot of confrontational or politically active dramas in recent seasons, but the theater has never forsaken farce.
Investors have forsaken active money managers in favor of low-cost passive investments, so when major market benchmarks rearrange their lineups, those changes reverberate throughout the stock market.
Paul and Juicy forsake their vintage-horror-soundtrack synths for ones that belong in ‘80s action flicks, then toss those into a busy mix with nu-metal guitar presets and Eurodance samples.
Huntington was appalled both by zealous civilians trying to politicize the military, like Senator Joseph R. McCarthy attacking the Army, and by soldiers forsaking their professionalism by turning political, like Gen. Douglas MacArthur.
Waters is a 79-year-old black woman, an old-school playa whose decades of congressional pedigree haven’t forsaken her radical black womanhood.
His teams at Alabama and Vanderbilt were a tribute to the competitive advantages of integration and a catalyst for the league’s coaches to finally forsake the color line.
To support Crews, however, a man forsaking the comfortable façade of patriarchal force for a revealing vulnerability, would be to admit complicity in valuing the masculine veneer.
And while Pyongyang has forsaken new nuclear and missile tests, the United States can continue improving its erratically reliable missile defense system.
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walk away from, walk out on;
Synonym Discussion of forsake
- abandoned children
- a deserted town
- a forsaken lover
FORSAKE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of forsake for English Language Learners
: to give up or leave (someone or something) entirely
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