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 for Forewent 2
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Forego \Fore*go"\, v. t. [imp. Forewent 2; p. p. Foregone
     (?; 115); p. pr. & vb. n. Foregoing.] [See Forgo.]
     1. To quit; to relinquish; to leave.
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              Stay at the third cup, or forego the place.
                                                    --Herbert.
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     2. To relinquish the enjoyment or advantage of; to give up;
        to resign; to renounce; -- said of a thing already
        enjoyed, or of one within reach, or anticipated.
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              All my patrimony,,
              If need be, I am ready to forego.     --Milton.
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              Thy lovers must their promised heaven forego.
                                                    --Keble.
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              [He] never forewent an opportunity of honest profit.
                                                    --R. L.
                                                    Stevenson.
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     Note: Forgo is the better spelling etymologically, but the
           word has been confused with Forego, to go before.
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