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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
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antonyms for adultery

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  • faithfulness
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How to use adultery in a sentence

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.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
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)
But I say to you, that whosoever shall look on a woman to lust after her, hath already committed adultery with her in his heart.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Witness his conception, in The Broken Heart, of a loveless marriage as tantamount to adultery.
THE FATAL DOWRYPHILIP MASSINGER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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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
  • adultery
  • fornication
  • harlotry
  • hustling
  • whoring
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