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Synonyms of plight

Noun


1. predicament, quandary, plight, difficulty

usage: a situation from which extrication is difficult especially an unpleasant or trying one; "finds himself in a most awkward predicament"; "the woeful plight of homeless people"

2. plight, troth, assurance, pledge

usage: a solemn pledge of fidelity

Verb


1. betroth, engage, affiance, plight, vow

usage: give to in marriage

2. pledge, plight, promise, assure

usage: promise solemnly and formally; "I pledge that I will honor my wife"

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