courting 1 of 2

as in dating
the series of social engagements shared by a couple looking to get married after two years of courting, they finally married

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2 of 2


present participle of court
as in wooing
to act so as to make (something) more likely you're courting disaster if you keep playing with matches

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as in making love
to go on dates that may eventually lead to marriage they courted for a year before getting married

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“Courting.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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