Word of the Day: jilt

Pronunciation: [jilt]

Definition: to reject or cast aside (a lover or sweetheart) especially abruptly or unfeelingly.

Part of Speech: verb

Sentence: Richard Jefferson (the basketball player) has notoriety for jilting his fiancee by email shortly before their wedding.

Synonyms: discard, forsake, ditch, desert

Antonyms: keep, hold, maintain

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