Betrothed in a sentence

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Definition of Betrothed

  • the person to whom you are engaged

How to use betrothed in a sentence. Betrothed pronunciation.

Whether that unknown person would discharge the debt his betrothed was incurring seemed an altogether uncertain matter.
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For several months the unfortunate young man hovered between life and death; but in the paroxysms of fever he never ceased calling for his cousin-his betrothed; and they were obliged to admit the young girl to his bedside.
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She was fond of this place, because it recalled to her that evening when her unexpected apparition had suddenly inspired with a celestial joy the pale, disfigured face of her betrothed.
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This worthy woman had insisted on giving it up to Mademoiselle Charlotte, for whom she manifested, since she had become the betrothed of the seven hundred thousand francs' income of the General, the most humble deference.
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But she already had had several offers, and several times public rumor had already declared her to be betrothed.
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Whereas his Maj. is resolved to declare, under his Royall hand and seale, the most illustrious Lady Infanta of Portugall to be his lawfull wife, before the Treaty shall be signed by the King of Portugall; which is to be done only for the better expediting the marriage, without sending to Rome for a dispensation, which the laws of Portugall would require if the said most Illustrious Infanta were to be betrothed in that Kingdome," &c.] and that the Queen do not intend to embarque sooner than tomorrow come fortnight.
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How many maidens, too, who had been already betrothed, and only saw Antony from afar, remained unmarried for Christ's sake!
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It was true that he had loved, or fancied that he loved, Madeline, that he had been betrothed to her-but again, what of it?
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She was betrothed to Conyers.
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The poet fell; already men No more remembered him; unto Another his betrothed was given; The memory of the bard was driven Like smoke athwart the heaven blue; Two hearts perchance were desolate And mourned him still.
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The old podesta was seen entering a carriage, into which his very handsome daughter, the betrothed of the proudest of the proud Venetian senators, was handed by the stranger.
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In the continental rites of Masonry, as practised in France, in Germany, and in other countries of Europe, it is an invariable custom to present the newly-initiated candidate not only, as we do, with a white leather apron, but also with two pairs of white kid gloves, one a man's pair for himself, and the other a woman's, to be presented by him in turn to his wife or his betrothed, according to the custom of the German masons, or, according to the French, to the female whom he most esteems, which, indeed, amounts, or should amount, to the same thing.
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His Highness Prince William, in a showy military uniform (the "true prince," this -scion of the house over-thrown by the present dynasty-he was formerly betrothed to the Princess but was not allowed to marry her), stood guard and paced back and forth within the door.
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He was betrothed to Maria di Bibbiena, a niece of Cardinal Bibbiena.
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Simonetta, of the noble house of Vespucci, was betrothed to Giuliano, brother of Lorenzo the Magnificent.
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They separated, and Simonetta inwardly compared the sallow, slavish scion of a proud name, to whom she was betrothed, with this God's Nobleman whom she had just met.
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Yea, that you shall not only be affianced, betrothed, wedded, and married, but that you shall furthermore cohabit and live jollily and merrily with your wife; for Pythagoras called five the nuptial number, which, together with marriage, signifieth the consummation of matrimony, because it is composed of a ternary, the first of the odd, and binary, the first of the even numbers, as of a male and female knit and united together.
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They've been betrothed these two years.
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She has a cousin-curse him!-to whom she was betrothed from childhood.
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Her pity is easily awaked; and the result is that she not only accepts the cousin, but lends him large sums of money; suffers the title-deeds of her estates to go into the hands of his lawyer; and is formally betrothed to him before the eyes of all Paris!
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Examples of Betrothed

Example #1
Louise, in the meantime, kept quiet as a mouse-so strangely quiet, indeed, that Emmeline's prophetic soul dreaded some impending disturbance, worse than any they had yet suffered.
Example #2
When Saturday came the state of things at "Runnymede" had undergone no change whatever; Emmeline still waited for a moment of courage, and Mumford, though he did not relish the prospect, began to think it more than probable that Miss Derrick would hold her ground until her actual marriage with Mr. Bowling.
Example #3
Slowly he recovered, but was ever after disfigured and lame; and the first time they allowed him to look in a glass he had a fainting-fit that proved almost fatal.
Example #4
He had fallen from a high scaffolding to the pavement.
Example #5
She was seated on a low chair beside a small rustic table, covered with pieces of wool and silk; her feet rested on a stool, and she worked on a piece of tapestry, apparently with great tranquillity.
Example #6
It was at this spot that Madame de Tecle was seated under a group of lime-trees, forming a rustic bower.