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Word: betroth

Definition: become engaged to marry


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::: farce - broad comedy; mockery; humorous play full of silly things happening; ADJ. farcical
::: oculist - physician who specializes in treatment of the eyes
::: ensconce - settle comfortably; place comfortably (in a secure place)
::: somber - dark; gloomy; melancholy; depressing; CF. shadow
::: imprecation - curse; swearword
::: troth - pledge of good faith especially in betrothal; betrothal; Ex. by my troth
::: compulsion - compelling; strong desire that is difficult to control; irresistible impulse
::: putrid - decayed and foul-smelling; foul; rotten; decayed; N. putridity
::: illusion - misleading vision or visual image; false idea or belief; CF. delusion
::: squalor - condition of being squalid; filth; degradation; dirty neglected state; ADJ. squalid: dirty; sordid; morally repulsive; Ex. squalid story