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.
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.
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
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.
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