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jil tid

  • v  cast aside capriciously or unfeelingly
  • s  rebuffed (by a lover) without warning
    jilted at the altar

  • The New York Post has it that one is Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill, who after getting jilted at the altar by John Breaux on a Senate compromise bill started telling reporters .
  • Tourists with valid tickets got turned away at the front gates after the park quickly filled up; the jilted travelers screamed at park employees, while TV cameras filmed one family .
  • In Devdas in particular, critics swooned over her transformation from innocent lover to jilted avenger and agreed that she more than held her own against Bollywood's biggest male .
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  • LISTEN: Kelly Rowland Gets Inspired by Joni Mitchell in 'Gone'
    Kelly Rowland is following up her much talked about single "Dirty Laundry" with this upbeat, playful track "Gone" (off her upcoming album  Talk A Good Game ). The R&B singer somehow manages to make relationship troubles sound light and airy, and mixes things up with an interesting interpolation of Joni Mitchell's much sampled "Big Yellow Taxi." Wiz Khalifa offers a few lines of jilted lover ...
    June 10, 2013 - Zimbio
  • POEM: In Home’s Stead
    By Carol Smith Yonder stands a grand old lady Nobel, though in sad distress Scorched and vacant are her gardens Pitiful her ragged dress Once she was a regal creature At whose table we all dined Dressed in lace and candelabras Welcoming, yet so refined But now jilted by a lover Whose devotion did not last The fickle arm of indecision To limbo, has her future cast GA_googleAddSlot("ca-pub ...
    June 9, 2013 - West Seattle Herald
  • Prosecutor: Jilted husband shot estranged wife 9 times
    SANTA ANA - A jilted husband waited for his estranged wife to leave her job as a teacher's aide at an Irvine preschool, followed her to a nearby cul-de-sac and shot her nine times at close range in June 2011, an Orange County prosecutor told a jury Thursday.
    June 6, 2013 - Orange County Register

  • Jesse Jackson in BBC News
    Mr Jackson said: "You pay a huge price when society is jilted in such a way as to see more value in building jails rather than schools. Pre-natal care and day-care on the front side of life is a better investment than jailcare and welfare on the...
  • Hugh Culverhouse in USA Today
    And when Parcells turned down the job, Culverhouse said: "I thought we had a deal. Now I feel as though we've been jilted at the altar."

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