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Conjoin   /kˌɑndʒˈɔɪn/   Listen
Conjoin

verb
(past & past part. conjoined; pres. part. conjoining)
1.
Make contact or come together.  Synonym: join.
2.
Take in marriage.  Synonyms: espouse, get hitched with, get married, hook up with, marry, wed.






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"Conjoin" Quotes from Famous Books



... the stiff coping, and the heavy roof which the age immediately following the Revolution introduced. The extent of the building and the grandeur of the circling demesnes were sufficient to render the mansion imposing in effect; while, perhaps, the style of the architecture was calculated to conjoin a stately comfort with magnificence, and to atone in solidity for any deficiency ...
— The Disowned, Complete • Edward Bulwer-Lytton

... of the unwearying flame. But I am weary, kind and cruel dame, With tears that uselessly and ceaseless flow, Scorning myself, and scorn'd by you. I long For death: but let no gravestone hold in view Our names conjoin'd: nor tell my passion strong Upon the dust that glow'd through life for you. And yet this heart of amorous faith demands, Deserves, a better boon; but cruel, hard As is my fortune, I will bless Love's bands For ever, if you give me ...
— The Sonnets, Triumphs, and Other Poems of Petrarch • Petrarch

... true marriage, souls must conjoin by virtue of an original affinity. In a word, the male and the female must be born ...
— The Hand But Not the Heart - or, The Life-Trials of Jessie Loring • T. S. Arthur

... one thought bursts from another forth, So afterward from that another sprang, Which added doubly to my former fear. For thus I reason'd: "These through us have been So foil'd, with loss and mock'ry so complete, As needs must sting them sore. If anger then Be to their evil will conjoin'd, more fell They shall pursue us, than the savage hound Snatches the leveret, panting 'twixt his jaws." Already I perceiv'd my hair stand all On end with terror, and look'd eager back. "Teacher," I thus began, "if speedily Thyself and me thou hide not, much I dread ...
— The Divine Comedy • Dante

... old is in many respects more important than we conceive. But in the case of Lincoln there is peculiar reason for carrying such a study far back. He himself appealed unceasingly to a tradition of the past. In tracing the causes which up to his time had tended to conjoin the United States more closely and the cause which more recently had begun to threaten them with disruption, we shall be examining the elements of the problem with which it was his ...
— Abraham Lincoln • Lord Charnwood

... dollars damage. So you see that every form of misdemeanor was sternly put down. Think of the high state of morals and religion which induced this people, at an early day, at a political town-meeting, to adopt this decree: "We do sociate and conjoin ourselves and successors to be one town or corporation, and do for ourselves and our successors, and such as shall be adjoined to us at any time hereafter, enter into combination and confederation together to ...
— Around The Tea-Table • T. De Witt Talmage



Words linked to "Conjoin" :   knit, splice, anastomose, couple, mate, yoke, entwine, quilt, solder, wive, engraft, inosculate, intermarry, weld, connect, ingraft, piece, link up, mismarry, tie, patch, unify, cross-link, pair, feather, attach, graft, link, disjoin, conjunctive, inmarry, copulate, remarry, unite



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