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Definition of "plighting" []

  • Present participle of plight. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "plighting" in a sentence
  • "He knows he is not alone in competing for Thaler's affections, as the woods here are thick with the corpses of assistant professors who died plighting their troths, or in some cases trothing their plights."
  • "Well, actually, I made up that last part just as surely as some people are making up the dire consequences of same-sex troth-plighting."
  • "Old superstitions had begun to revive among them, and hence the practice of youths and maidens plighting their troth at the stone circles dedicated, as it was supposed, to Odin, in whom, however, they had long ceased to nourish any of the sincere belief which was entertained by their heathen ancestors."
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