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-spondeō spondī, spōnsus, ēre,

to promise to give, promise, pledge: librum alicui: Romanis imperium Orientis, L.—To promise in marriage, betroth, engage: ei filiam suam: virgo desponsa uni ex Curiatiis, L.: tibi Ianthen, O.: Desponsam esse dicito, call it an engagement, T.: intus despondebitur, T.—Fig., to betroth: spes rei p. despondetur anno consulatūs tui, i. e. is linked with. —To give up, yield, lose: animos, be despondent, L.

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