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betroth

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There is no adequate defense, except stupidity, against the impact of a new idea.
P. W. Bridgman
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Etymology

Middle English bitreuthien, from treuthe, "truth". See also troth

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Infinitive
to betroth

Third person singular
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Simple past
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Past participle
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Present participle
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to betroth (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To promise to give in marriage.
    He betrothed his daughter to a distant relative.

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