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Farther down the gravel-walk strolls a young Frenchman and his fiancée—the mother of his betrothed inevitably at her side!
THE REAL LATIN QUARTERF. BERKELEY SMITH
One day her mother heard her singing a popular nautical ballad, on the devotion of a sailor's bride to her betrothed.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
This evening Rudy and Babette sat together, as betrothed, for the last time at the mill.
RUDY AND BABETTEHANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN
And, since he was her betrothed, one or two iron-gray hairs in the man's head had turned white, and lines deepened in his face.
IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO MENDCHARLES READE
When the proud senator returned home, he told his wife that he had that day betrothed their daughter.
THE TWO GREAT REPUBLICS: ROME AND THE UNITED STATESJAMES HAMILTON LEWIS
He had just been betrothed, was not yet wedded; thought good to turn the interim to advantage in that way.
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. I. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
I think except as your betrothed she does not even like me very well, although she was so kind when I came away.
THE BAY STATE MONTHLY, VOL. II, NO. 6, MARCH, 1885VARIOUS
Her betrothed had played the game like the gentleman he was to a losing finish.
THE HIGHGRADERWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
Then his betrothed had been right; Jim had not fired the shot!
THE CALICO CATCHARLES MINER THOMPSON
But the girl did not care for the man as a girl ought to care for her betrothed husband.
GRIMMS' FAIRY TALESTHE BROTHERS GRIMM
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BETROTHED

  • affianced
  • affianced person
  • beloved
  • betrothed
  • bride-to-be
  • engaged person
  • future mate
  • future wife
  • intended
  • lover
  • prospective spouse
  • steady
  • wife-to-be
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