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Word: betroth

Definition: become engaged to marry


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::: languor - lack of physical or mental energy; lassitude; depression
::: conclusive - decisive; ending all debate
::: gist - essence; main point; substance
::: recidivism - habitual return to crime (even after being punished); N. recidivist
::: flush - redden; blush; flow suddenly and abundantly; wash out by a rapid brief flow of water; N: reddish tinge; blush; brief rush; rush of strong feeling; Ex. flush of pride; ADJ: having surfaces in the same plane; even; blushing
::: geniality - cheerfulness; kindliness; sympathy; ADJ. genial: cheerful and good-tempered
::: seine - seine net; net for catching fish
::: disquietude - uneasiness; anxiety; V. disquiet: make anxious
::: quail - cower; shrink back in fear; lose heart
::: equinox - period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and autumn; Ex. vernal/autumnal equinox; ADJ. equinoctial