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synonyms for wedlock

  • alliance
  • association
  • coupling
  • espousal
  • mating
  • matrimony
  • nuptials
  • union
  • wedding
  • conjugality
  • connubiality
  • holy matrimony
  • spousal
  • wedded bliss

antonyms for wedlock

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  • antagonism
  • disunion
  • division
  • divorce
  • separation
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How to use wedlock in a sentence

It seems to form a bond of friendship which they regard as sacred as the vows of wedlock.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Honorine de Bauvan lost her child born out of wedlock, and she always mourned it.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
Take you this man to husband, you who with such calmness sought to drive others into unwilling wedlock.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
When the discovery was made, the boy was born—and born out of lawful wedlock.
TRISTRAM OF BLENTANTHONY HOPE
Women, too, whether on the street or in the holy bond of wedlock, were prone to sell their flesh.
REVOLUTION AND OTHER ESSAYSJACK LONDON
As many times as it hits against the side of the glass, so many years it will be before you are joined in holy wedlock.
NOTES AND QUERIES FOR WORCESTERSHIREJOHN NOAKE
Now, after a long period of fretful wedlock, she is shaking herself free from the Turk.
EASTERN NIGHTS - AND FLIGHTSALAN BOTT
Oh, misery!Is wedlock treason to that purity,Which is the jewel and the soul of wedlock?Elizabeth!
THE SAINT'S TRAGEDYCHARLES KINGSLEY
And I will judge thee, as women that break wedlock and shed blood are judged; and I will give thee blood in fury and jealousy.
THE PROPHET EZEKIELARNO C. GAEBELEIN
"Thou art a scandalous fellow, Dunois, to speak thus of holy wedlock," answered Louis jestingly.
QUENTIN DURWARDSIR WALTER SCOTT
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO WEDLOCK

  • connubiality
  • holy wedlock
  • marital state
  • matrimony
  • wedlock
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.