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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. plightnoun

    situation, condition, predicament, difficulty, dilemma

  2. plightverb

    vow, pledge

Princeton's WordNet

  1. predicament, quandary, plightnoun

    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"

    quandary, predicament, dilemma, troth

  2. plight, trothverb

    a solemn pledge of fidelity

    quandary, betrothal, predicament, engagement, troth

  3. betroth, engage, affiance, plightverb

    give to in marriage

    rent, prosecute, occupy, engross, charter, mesh, pledge, operate, employ, absorb, engage, affiance, hire, betroth, lock, take, wage, pursue, lease, enlist

  4. pledge, plightverb

    promise solemnly and formally

    "I pledge that I will honor my wife"

    betroth, engage, wassail, drink, salute, affiance, pledge, subscribe, toast

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. plightverb

    pledge, pawn, hypothecate, put in pledge, give as security

  2. plightnoun

    pledge, pawn, gage

  3. plightnoun

    condition, state, situation, case, predicament, category, dilemma, FIX, PICKLE

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. plightnoun

    condition, state, dilemma, predicament, situation, scrape

  2. plightverb

    pawn, pledge, promise, betroth

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  1. David Wilezol:

    The best thing Associated Press -RRB- Biden said tonight was Associated Press -RRB- Biden call to fund the police — an act of leadership to help stop left-wing radicals in his own party from setting policing policies, and on the foreign policy front, Associated Press -RRB- Biden sounded appropriately tough as the commander-in-chief and genuinely sympathetic to the plight of Ukrainians who are fighting for their lives. But that wo n’t make up for the Administration’s posture of weakness which helped provoke Vladimir Putin’s invasion.

  2. Imran Khan:

    Independence Day is an opportunity for great happiness, but today we are saddened by the plight of our Kashmiri brothers in occupied Jammu and Kashmir who are victims of Indian oppression, i assure my Kashmiri brothers that we stand with them.

  3. Rod Doss:

    What the Courier is doing is letting everyone know what the plight of African-Americans is. in many instances we've been in the vanguard of creating change, because we do challenge the community from within.

  4. Sandhya Pillai:

    Sakhi Women need to continue talking about these topics seriously in society, that is the only way people will begin to confront them and not forget about the plight of Sakhi Women daughters.

  5. Cassie Jaye:

    When Marc Angelucci was litigating on behalf of men's issues, Marc Angelucci was still always considering the female plight and perspective, marc Angelucci was just Marc Angelucci and well-loved within the men's rights community.

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