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synonyms for betrothal

  • engagement
  • espousal
  • plight
  • promise
  • troth
  • vow
  • affiancing
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antonyms for betrothal

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  • break
  • divorce
  • separation
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How to use betrothal in a sentence

For had it not been for this gloomy blot of my betrothal to her I would not now have exchanged my life for that of any man I knew.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE EVIDENCEOLIVER ONIONS
There was a public betrothal which effected the reconciliation.
SOUTH AMERICAN FIGHTS AND FIGHTERSCYRUS TOWNSEND BRADY
This is why SHE was brought here on the eve of my betrothal.
TWO MEN OF SANDY BARBRET HARTE
If they knew of Glacier Point and the betrothal, they might believe him.
THE TRANSFORMATION OF JOBFREDERICK VINING FISHER
Very wisely he had refused to accept a bill for this sum; it had to be paid to him before the betrothal.
SOLOMON MAIMON: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY.SOLOMON MAIMON
But Tess's desire seemed to be for a perpetual betrothal in which everything should remain as it was then.
TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLESTHOMAS HARDY
The betrothal took place in the palace of the Louvre, on Sunday the seventeenth of August.
HISTORY OF THE RISE OF THE HUGUENOTSHENRY BAIRD
They however became engaged to each other, and the betrothal continued three years.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VIIJOHN LORD
Deaneira, however, much preferred her new lover, and begged him to free her from the betrothal with Achelous.
STORIES OF OLD GREECE AND ROMEEMILIE KIP BAKER
Wedding rings were used both by the Greeks and Romans, but then only at the ceremony of betrothal, and not that of marriage.
CURIOUS CHURCH CUSTOMSVARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO BETROTHAL

  • assurance
  • betrothal
  • betrothment
  • bond
  • commitment
  • compact
  • contract
  • espousal
  • match
  • oath
  • obligation
  • pact
  • plight
  • promise
  • troth
  • undertaking
  • vow
  • word
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