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noun as in harlot

Strongest match

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Example Sentences

She started as a concubine and transformed herself into one of the key political players of her time.

From Ozy

Reuben the oldest was told that he would not excel, because he had loved his father's concubine and committed a grievous sin.

Mary, his Egyptian concubine, was endeared to him by the birth of Ibrahim.

He was born of Hagar, who was a concubine; and they still indulge themselves in the use of mercenary wives and concubines.

Julius Capitolinus reproaches the Emperor Verus for cutting his beard at the instigation of a concubine.

The slave who is captured in war and carried away as a concubine appears only at a far later stage of culture.


On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to concubine, such as: mistress, courtesan, and kept woman.

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