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plight



Pronunciation: (plīt), [key]
n.
a condition, state, or situation, esp. an unfavorable or unfortunate one: to find oneself in a sorry plight.

plight



Pronunciation: (plīt), [key]
v.t.
1. to pledge (one's troth) in engagement to marry.
2. to bind (someone) by a pledge, esp. of marriage.
3. to give in pledge, as one's word, or to pledge, as one's honor.

n.
Archaic.pledge.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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