forsaking 1 of 2

as in abandonment
the act of abandoning his hard-hearted forsaking of his wife and children was truly unforgivable

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2 of 2


present participle of forsake

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“Forsaking.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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