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 for Forfeiting
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Forfeit \For"feit\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Forfeited; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Forfeiting.] [OE. forfeten. See Forfeit, n.]
     To lose, or lose the right to, by some error, fault, offense,
     or crime; to render one's self by misdeed liable to be
     deprived of; to alienate the right to possess, by some
     neglect or crime; as, to forfeit an estate by treason; to
     forfeit reputation by a breach of promise; -- with to before
     the one acquiring what is forfeited.
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           [They] had forfeited their property by their crimes.
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           Undone and forfeited to cares forever!   --Shak.
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