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Plight

imp. & p. 1.imp. & p. p. of Plight, to pledge.
1.imp. & p. p. of Pluck.
v. t.1.To weave; to braid; to fold; to plait.
n.1.A network; a plait; a fold; rarely a garment.
1.That which is exposed to risk; that which is plighted or pledged; security; a gage; a pledge.
2.Condition; state; - risk, or exposure to danger, often being implied; as, a luckless plight.
To bring our craft all in another plight
- Chaucer.
v. t.1.To pledge; to give as a pledge for the performance of some act; as, to plight faith, honor, word; - never applied to property or goods.
[imp. & p. p. Plighted; p. pr. & vb. n. Plighting.]
Here my inviolable faith I plight.
- Dryden.
2.To promise; to engage; to betroth.
Noun1.plight - 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 - a solemn pledge of fidelity
Synonyms: troth
Verb1.plight - give to in marriage
Synonyms: affiance, betroth, engage
2.plight - promise solemnly and formally; "I pledge that will honor my wife"
Synonyms: pledge
adverse circumstances, adversity, affiance, affliction, aggravation, annoyance, assurance, assure, avouch, avouchment, baffle, bafflement, bearings, become engaged, betroth, bewilderment, bind, blight, bother, box, breakers ahead, bummer, cardhouse, care, case, catch-22, cause for alarm, circumstance, circumstances, clutch, complication, confoundment, confusion, contract, contract an engagement, corner, countersign, covenant, crisis, cross, crunch, curse, danger, dangerous ground, difficulties, discomposure, disconcert, disconcertedness, disconcertion, disconcertment, disturbance, downer, embarrassing position, embarrassment, emergency, endangerment, engage, engagement, enigma, estate, extremity, faith, fine how-do-you-do, footing, gaping chasm, gathering clouds, guarantee, hard knocks, hard life, hard lot, hardcase, hardship, hazard, hell to pay, hobble, hole, hot water, house of cards, how-do-you-do, imbroglio, imperilment, irritation, jam, jeopardy, location, lot, make a promise, menace, mess, mix, modality, mode, morass, mystery, nonplus, oath, parlous straits, parole, pass, peril, perplexity, perturbation, pickle, pinch, place, pledge, position, posture, pother, pressure, pretty pass, pretty pickle, pretty predicament, problem, promise, publish the banns, puzzle, puzzlement, quagmire, quandary, quicksand, rank, riddle, rigor, risk, rocks ahead, sea of troubles, slough, solemn declaration, spot, squeeze, standing, state, station, status, stew, sticky wicket, storm clouds, strait, straits, stress, stress of life, swamp, swear, thin ice, threat, tight spot, tight squeeze, tightrope, trial, tribulation, tricky spot, troth, trouble, troubles, unassuredness, underwrite, unholy mess, upset, vale of tears, vicissitude, vouch, vow, warrant, warranty, word, word of honor
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