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plight

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Noun plight has 2 senses
  1. predicament, quandary, 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"
    --1 is a kind of difficulty
    --1 has particulars: care; corner, box; hot water
  2. plight, troth - a solemn pledge of fidelity
    --2 is a kind of assurance, pledge
    Derived form: verb plight2
Verb plight has 2 senses
  1. betroth, engage, affiance, plight - give to in marriage
    --1 is one way to vow
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
  2. pledge, plight - promise solemnly and formally; "I pledge that will honor my wife"
    --2 is one way to promise, assure
    Derived form: noun plight2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
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