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  Definition of espousal
  1. the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception; "its adoption by society"; "the proposal found wide acceptance"
  2. the act of becoming betrothed or engaged
  3. archaic terms for a wedding or wedding feast
Similar Words: adoption, acceptance, acceptation, betrothal, bridal

 

Hyponyms: embrace, bosom

 

Derivational Morphology: adopt, follow, espouse, accept, take, have, consent, go for, betroth, engage, affiance, plight

 

 
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