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      vb   tr  
1    to give or pledge (one's word)  
he plighted his word to attempt it     
2    to promise formally or pledge (allegiance, support, etc.)  
to plight aid     
3    plight one's troth  
a    to make a promise of marriage  
b    to give one's solemn promise  
4    Archaic or dialect   a solemn promise, esp. of engagement; pledge  
     (Old English pliht peril; related to Old High German, German Pflicht duty)  
   plighter             n  
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plight, philter, philtre, pliers

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