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Word: betroth

Definition: become engaged to marry


More Vocab Words

::: warrant - justification; written order that serves as authorization (esp. a judicial writ); Ex. search/death warrant; V: justify; guarantee
::: bromide - platitude; chemical compound used to calm excitement
::: gauche - clumsy (in social behavior); coarse and uncouth
::: torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating
::: sophomoric - immature; half-baked; like a sophomore
::: temperament - characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress
::: maxim - proverb; truth pithily stated
::: rectitude - moral correctness; moral uprightness; moral virtue; correctness of judgment
::: ordain - decree or command; grant holy orders; predestine; install as a minister, priest, or rabbi; N. ordainment; CF. ordination
::: bearing - deportment; connection