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jilt

verb [T] uk   /dʒɪlt/ us  
to finish a romantic relationship with someone suddenly and unkindly: He jilted her for his best friend's sister.Ending relationships and divorce
jilted
adjective uk   /ˈdʒɪl.tɪd/ us    /-t̬ɪd/
Her jilted boyfriend has sworn revenge on her new husband.Ending relationships and divorce
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