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synonyms for shotgun wedding

  • compulsory marriage
  • forced marriage
  • forcible wedlock
  • shotgun marriage
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This week has been one of great excitement in Weimar, on account of the wedding of the son of the Grand Duke.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Of course they would stop for the wedding; but meantime she must be very discreet; she must not intrude too much.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
The village organist had distinguished himself by his florid rendering of the Wedding March.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
The wedding breakfast very much resembled the similar festivities at which most of us have assisted.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
I have always rather wanted to visit California, and started for it once upon a time—on my wedding journey.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
I must first make a dish of apple-sauce for the seven and seventy guests who are coming to my wedding-feast.
THE NURSERY, JULY 1873, VOL. XIV. NO. 1VARIOUS
"Send your wife up to the wedding," exclaimed the Doctor, foreseeing a happy solution.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Edna and her father had a warm, and almost violent dispute upon the subject of her refusal to attend her sister's wedding.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
I've never been married before, and perhaps I shall never be married again, and I'm going to have a wedding all to myself.
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
There was a span of silence and then all the women-folk fell on little Jean and that was the end of that wedding.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SHOTGUN WEDDING

  • alliance
  • bells
  • conjugality
  • connubiality
  • marital rites
  • marriage
  • match
  • nuptials
  • shotgun wedding
  • union
  • wedding
  • wedding bells
  • wedding ceremony
  • wedlock
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