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jilt

 (jĭlt)
tr.v. jilt·ed, jilt·ing, jilts
To deceive or drop (a lover) suddenly or callously.
n.
One who discards a lover.

[Possibly from obsolete jilt, harlot, alteration of gillot, diminutive of gille, woman, girl, from Middle English; see gill4.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.jilted - rebuffed (by a lover) without warning; "jilted at the altar"
unloved - not loved
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