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verb as in abandon, betray


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The staid sober lover—let him take care the pretty Clara does not jilt him.

To "jilt," to throw or dash water on a person; "gellock" (gavelock), an iron lever or crowbar.

Only I shouldn't consider it honourable to jilt Prosy, even for the sake of remaining single.

He treated the forlorn victim of a woman's jilt as a notable worthy of notable entertainment.

Is it possible, then, that she did really jilt the young man?

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On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to jilt, such as: coquette, deceive, desert, disappoint, discard, and ditch.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.