Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of forfeit.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Another night of Joe Torre's Giving the Guys a Chance Theatre, also known as forfeiting the game.

    Shakespeare's Insult 27 April 2006

  • I have always loved my fellow-men, and desired their good opinion, and the idea of forfeiting it, either through my own fault or theirs, is painful to me.

    The Lost Hunter A Tale of Early Times

  • Lady Dunstane spoke with an emphasis, for the man liked Diana, and would be moved by the idea of forfeiting her esteem.

    Diana of the Crossways — Complete

  • Lady Dunstane spoke with an emphasis, for the man liked Diana, and would be moved by the idea of forfeiting her esteem.

    Diana of the Crossways — Volume 1

  • Lady Dunstane spoke with an emphasis, for the man liked Diana, and would be moved by the idea of forfeiting her esteem.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith

  • Nothing could be more unlikely than that any one in Neforis 'household -- excepting her little grandchild should ever remember her with kindness; and she scarcely desired it; but she rebelled against the idea of forfeiting the respect she had earned, even in the governor's house.

    The Bride of the Nile — Volume 04

  • Nothing could be more unlikely than that any one in Neforis 'household -- excepting her little grandchild should ever remember her with kindness; and she scarcely desired it; but she rebelled against the idea of forfeiting the respect she had earned, even in the governor's house.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Georg Ebers Works

  • Nothing could be more unlikely than that any one in Neforis 'household -- excepting her little grandchild should ever remember her with kindness; and she scarcely desired it; but she rebelled against the idea of forfeiting the respect she had earned, even in the governor's house.

    The Bride of the Nile — Complete

  • Nothing could be more unlikely than that any one in Neforis 'household -- excepting her little grandchild should ever remember her with kindness; and she scarcely desired it; but she rebelled against the idea of forfeiting the respect she had earned, even in the governor's house.

    The Bride of the Nile — Volume 04

  • Nothing could be more unlikely than that any one in Neforis 'household -- excepting her little grandchild should ever remember her with kindness; and she scarcely desired it; but she rebelled against the idea of forfeiting the respect she had earned, even in the governor's house.

    The Bride of the Nile — Volume 04

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