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Word: betroth

Definition: become engaged to marry


More Vocab Words

::: pitfall - hidden danger; concealed trap
::: assert - state strongly or positively; demand recognition of (rights, claims, etc.); make a claim to (by forceful action); Ex. assert one's independence
::: cohorts - group of people who share some common quality; armed band; a group of between 300 and 600 soldiers under one commander (in the ancient Rome)
::: bacchanalian - drunken
::: abhor - detest; hate
::: lout - clumsy person; ADJ. loutish; CF. from countrysides ?
::: accolade - award of merit; strong praise and approval
::: wither - (of a plant) dry up from loss of moisture; lose freshness; shrivel; decay
::: portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
::: languish - lose animation or strength