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betrothed
used in A Tale of Two Cities

2 uses
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Definition
promised to marry; or the person who has promised to marry
  • She was betrothed to a good young man, too: a tenant of his.
    3.10 — The Substance of the Shadow (40% in)
  • He had already explained to her that his concealment from herself of the name he had relinquished, was the one condition—fully intelligible now—that her father had attached to their betrothal, and was the one promise he had still exacted on the morning of their marriage.
    3.13 — Fifty-two (12% in)

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