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And now, monsieur, if you will communicate to me the nature of your affair, you shall find me entirely at your service.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Their sin began on Holy Thursday, with so little secrecy and so bad an example, that the affair was beginning to leak out.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
He was a boy of eighteen, aching over his first love affair; and she was divinely mothering him.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
This information was balm to Louis, as it seemed to promise a peaceful termination to so threatening an affair.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
And it might be a good idea for you to give your men a gentle hint to keep their mouths closed about this affair—all of it.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
It was hard to hear you ridiculing an affair that occupies my serious thoughts.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
He was taken up for dead; and Richelieu and the Cardinal conjured me to hush the affair.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Next morning Rome rang with the affair; by noon all three Englishmen were safely over the frontier.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
If she had had "some smashing love affair," as the more romantic Flora suggested, so much the better.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
In fact, Monte Irvin had made a success of every affair in life with the lamentable exception of his marriage.
DOPESAX ROHMER
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WORDS RELATED TO AFFAIR

  • affair
  • affair of the heart
  • amour
  • attachment
  • courtship
  • enchantment
  • fascination
  • fling
  • flirtation
  • intrigue
  • liaison
  • love
  • love story
  • passion
  • relationship
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