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synonyms for adultery

  • infidelity
  • affair
  • cheating
  • fling
  • fornication
  • immorality
  • matinee
  • relationship
  • thing
  • carrying-on
  • extracurricular activity
  • hanky-panky
  • playing around
  • two-timing

antonyms for adultery

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  • faithfulness
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How to use adultery in a sentence

Additionally, adultery is not, in the grand scheme of things, the worst sin to have ever been committed.
AMERICA’S STRANGE OBSESSION WITH MARITAL AFFAIRSISAAC AMENDJANUARY 29, 2022WASHINGTON BLADE
The story revolves around an associate pastor at an active Protestant church in suburban Chicago who’s troubled by his own envy and adultery.
THE 10 BEST BOOKS OF 2021WASHINGTON POST EDITORS AND REVIEWERSNOVEMBER 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It would have been unthinkable under the Taliban, which stoned people for adultery.
AFGHANISTAN: WHAT’S AT STAKE?KATE BARTLETTJUNE 1, 2021OZY
Although Prince Charles had admitted to adultery in a prior television interview, this was the first time a senior royal had broken free of the conventions surrounding the palace and shone a light onto its inner workings.
MEGHAN AND HARRY’S INTERVIEW WON’T END THE MONARCHY. BUT A RECKONING IS COMINGDAN STEWARTMARCH 9, 2021TIME
The Army Reserve has opened an investigation into whether Cunningham engaged improperly with a subordinate’s family, in possible violation of the rules concerning adultery under the Uniform Code of Military Justice.
IN N.C., VOTERS CALL CUNNINGHAM’S INFIDELITY RECKLESS, SHOCKING. THEY STILL VOTE FOR THE DEMOCRAT.RACHAEL BADE, PAM KELLEYOCTOBER 21, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Adultery is a cause recognized in all of them, for which an absolute divorce can be granted.
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We owe it neither to the Syriac tongue nor to the Hebrew, a jargon of the Syriac, in which adultery is called niuph.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
The women of Lacedæmon, we are told, knew neither confession nor adultery.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
Adultery is an evil only inasmuch as it is a theft; but we do not steal that which is given to us.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
The Lacedæmonians, therefore, had good reason for saying that adultery was impossible among them.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
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WORDS RELATED TO ADULTERY

  • adultery
  • affair
  • bad faith
  • betrayal
  • cheating
  • duplicity
  • extramarital relations
  • faithlessness
  • falseness
  • falsity
  • inconstancy
  • lewdness
  • perfidiousness
  • perfidy
  • treacherousness
  • treachery
  • treason
  • two-timing
  • unfaithfulness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.