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synonyms for betrothment

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

antonyms for betrothment

MOST RELEVANT
  • breach
  • break
  • disagreement
  • breakup
  • disengagement
  • surrender
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How to use betrothment in a sentence

Last Thursday Countess L. opened the season with an unusual event—a betrothment ball.
THE CROSS OF BERNYEMILE DE GIRARDIN
And when he gave her the kiss of betrothment her lips grew white.
SEPTIMIUS FELTONNATHANIEL HAWTHORNE
You shall marry Aurelia, and in a few days we shall solemnize the betrothment.
THE DEVIL'S ELIXIRE. T. A. HOFFMANN
The real lover returning, enters at this moment, and produces the ring which she had once given him in sign of her betrothment.
ENGLISH MEN OF LETTERS: COLERIDGEH. D. TRAILL
Sent perhaps on the occasion of the betrothment of William's daughter to the king of Gallicia, which has been before mentioned.
THE CHRONICLE OF THE NORMAN CONQUESTMASTER WACE
Her beauty, her wit, they were her own; but they had availed her little before her betrothment to Rube.
BELFORD'S MAGAZINE, VOLUME II, NO. 8, JANUARY, 1889VARIOUS
Tant Sannie was well satisfied when told of the betrothment.
THE STORY OF AN AFRICAN FARM(AKA RALPH IRON) OLIVE SCHREINER
She was eighteen and adorable, but her mother would not hear to a betrothment.
FLOYD GRANDON'S HONORAMANDA MINNIE DOUGLAS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BETROTHMENT

  • assurance
  • betrothal
  • betrothing
  • betrothment
  • bond
  • commitment
  • compact
  • contract
  • espousal
  • match
  • oath
  • obligation
  • pact
  • plight
  • promise
  • troth
  • undertaking
  • vow
  • word
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.