To marry, join, give away, handfast, splice.

    (Phrases). To tie the nuptial knot; to give in marriage.

    (Adjectives). Matrimonial, conjugal, connubial, nuptial, hymeneal, spousal, bridal, marital, epithalamic.

    Monogamous, etc.

  1. Unlawful marriage; a left-handed marriage; morganatic marriage; mésalliance.
  2. Celibacy (Substantives), singleness, misogamy.

    (Phrase). Single blessedness.

    An unmarried man, bachelor, old bachelor, celibate, misogamist.

    An unmarried woman, a spinster, maid, maiden, old maid, virgin, feme sole, bachelor girl.

    (Verb). To live single.

    (Adjectives). Unwedded, celibate, wifeless, spouseless, lone.

    (Adverb). En garçon.

  3. Divorce (Substantives), separation, divorcement; widowhood, weeds.
  4. A widow, relict, widower, dowager, a divorcée; a grass widow.

    (Verbs). To live separate, divorce, put away.

    (Phrases). Separatio a mensa et thoro; a vinculo matrimonii; a judicial separation.

2°. Diffusive Sympathetic Affections
  • Benevolence (Substantives), goodwill, good nature, kindness, kindliness, benignity, brotherly love, beneficence, charity, humanity, fellow-feeling, sympathy, good feeling, kind-heartedness, amiability, complaisance, loving-kindness; toleration.
  • Charitableness, bounty, bounteousness, bountifulness, almsgiving, philanthropy 910.

    Acts of kindness, a good turn, kind offices, attentions, good treatment.

    (Phrases). The milk of human kindness; the good Samaritan.

    (Verbs). To be benevolent, etc., to do good to, to benefit, confer a benefit, be of use, aid, assist 707, render a service, treat well, to sympathise with.

    (Phrases). To have one's heart in the right place; to enter into the feelings of others; to do a good turn to.

    (Adjectives). Benevolent, well-meaning, kind, obliging, accommodating, kind-hearted, tenderhearted, charitable, beneficent, humane, clement, benignant, benign, considerate.

    Good-natured, bon enfant, bon diable, a good sort, spleenless, sympathising, sympathetic, responsive, complaisant, accommodating, amiable, gracious.

    Kindly, well-meant, well-in-tentioned, brotherly, fraternal, friendly 888.

    (Adverbs). With a good intention, with the best intentions.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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