betrothed


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Synonyms for betrothed

fiancé or fiancée

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  • fiancé or fiancée
  • intended
  • prospective spouse
  • wife- or husband-to-be
  • future wife or husband

Synonyms for betrothed

pledged to marry

a person to whom one is engaged to be married

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Synonyms for betrothed

the person to whom you are engaged

pledged to be married

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The poor betrothed girl crouched trembling and shuddering behind the cask, for she saw what a terrible fate had been intended for her by the robbers.
I asked her if my betrothed lived here, and she answered, "Ah, you poor child, you are come to a murderers' den; your betrothed does indeed live here, but he will kill you without mercy and afterwards cook and eat you."'
What was extraordinary was that everyone not only liked him, but even people previously unsympathetic, cold, and callous, were enthusiastic over him, gave way to him in everything, treated his feeling with tenderness and delicacy, and shared his conviction that he was the happiest man in the world because his betrothed was beyond perfection.
Phoebus had returned and was leaning on the back of his betrothed's chair, a charming post whence his libertine glance plunged into all the openings of Fleur-de-Lys's gorget.
Meanwhile, the good mother, charmed to see the betrothed pair on terms of such perfect understanding, had just quitted the apartment to attend to some domestic matter; Phoebus observed it, and this so emboldened the adventurous captain that very strange ideas mounted to his brain.
"To-morrow, my dear betrothed! And be happy, Raoul: I sang for you to-night!"
`The third of my friends, although my rival, was much attached to me, -- his name was Fernand; that of my betrothed was' -- Stay, stay," continued the abbe, "I have forgotten what he called her."
"It is a beautiful diamond left by poor Edmond Dantes, to be sold, and the money divided between his father, Mercedes, his betrothed bride, Fernand, Danglars, and myself.
Although key details of the incident remain unknown, reports in the media indicate that the suspected herdsman had reached out to the deceased woman, who had been betrothed to him, to spend the Eid-el-Fitr festive break (Monday June 3 and Tuesday June 4) at his place.
When his mother Mary was betrothed to Joseph, but before they lived together, she was found with child through the Holy Spirit.
Police said that Marina, a college student from Qasba Colony, met with her cousin and betrothed Salman in Karachi, where they snapped a selfie together.
Bankrolling the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex was arguably justified because they perform royal duties, but Eugenie and her betrothed give nothing in return.
In another story, Al Sibai posted a picture alongside her mother and actress Yussra Al Lozi, and she also reposted a picture from Cannes film festival, with speculations revolving around her relationship with her betrothed that is rumored to have ended completely a few hours before the wedding.
Now, on their 93rd month and just three months away from their eighth anniversary, Muhlach and Mabasa can finally call themselves each other betrothed.
Denna is betrothed, and her marriage will seal an alliance, but she possesses an affinity for fire in a kingdom where magic is forbidden.