Forsake



[fawr-seyk] /fɔrˈseɪk/

verb (used with object), forsook, forsaken, forsaking.
1.
to quit or leave entirely; abandon; desert:
She has forsaken her country for an island in the South Pacific.
2.
to give up or renounce (a habit, way of life, etc.).
/fəˈseɪk/
verb (transitive) -sakes, -saking, -sook (-ˈsʊk), -saken (-ˈseɪkən)
1.
to abandon
2.
to give up (something valued or enjoyed)
v.

Old English forsacan “object to, decline, oppose, refuse, deny,” from for- “completely” + sacan “to deny, refuse” (see sake). Related: Forsaking.

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