nuptial


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Synonyms for nuptial

Synonyms for nuptial

of, relating to, or typical of marriage

the act or ceremony by which two people become husband and wife

Synonyms for nuptial

of or relating to a wedding

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He was hailed as one risen from the dead, and his return was a signal for merriment almost equal to that which prevailed at the nuptials of M'Dougal.
do ye lock the door of the nuptial chamber in your husband's face?
His reason for this was that it was taboo to the lesser sex of woman, and therefore, a refuge for him from Balatta, who grew more persecutingly and perilously loverly as the Southern Cross rode higher in the sky and marked the imminence of her nuptials.
Now, the old lord, who was a VERY old lord, said nothing, but mumbled and chuckled in a state of great delight, no less with the nuptial bonnets and their wearers, than with his own address in getting such a fine woman for his wife; and the young lady, who was a very lively young lady, seeing the old lord in this rapturous condition, chased the old lord behind a cheval-glass, and then and there kissed him, while Madame Mantalini and the other young lady looked, discreetly, another way.
Osborne congratulating him with great candour and cordiality upon his approaching nuptials with Miss O'Dowd.
It was the peculiarity of the nuptials that they were all Bride.
But besides this domestic retinue, these distinguished nuptials were celebrated by the attendance of the high-born Normans, as well as Saxons, joined with the universal jubilee of the lower orders, that marked the marriage of two individuals as a pledge of the future peace and harmony betwixt two races, which, since that period, have been so completely mingled, that the distinction has become wholly invisible.
She was more alive to the disgrace which her want of new clothes must reflect on her daugher's nuptials, than to any sense of shame at her eloping and living with Wickham a fortnight before they took place.
That is not more than is spent at the nuptials of one of the most petty princes of Germany.
The girl's thoughts wandered from her impending nuptials, that would make her empress of Kaol, to the person of the trim young Heliumite who had laid his heart at her feet the preceding day.
Shortly after the nuptials, the Eagle said, "Fly off and bring me back the ostrich you promised me.
I must tell thee: I am going to marry the king's daughter, and the nuptials are to take place this evening
You must not be unwell this evening, now that we are to have our nuptials celebrated.
Eight months after the celebration of the nuptials between Captain Blifil and Miss Bridget Allworthy, a young lady of great beauty, merit, and fortune, was Miss Bridget, by reason of a fright, delivered of a fine boy.
The offers of Middleton were promptly accepted, and, while the father looked forward impatiently to the day assigned for the nuptials, as to the pledge of his own success, the daughter thought of it with feelings in which the holy emotions of her faith were blended with the softer sensations of her years and situation.