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noun as in woman in extramarital relationship

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Weld County District Attorney Michael Rourke said that even after Watts was convicted, people sent angry emails about the killer dad’s mistress not being prosecuted, too.

For decades, Israel was the mistress every nation wanted to be with in private but didn’t necessarily want to acknowledge in public because of its treatment of Palestinians.

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Her Catholic father, Baron Maximilian von Schoenebeck, drank only the finest wine, collected rare antiques and preferred his mistresses beautiful but not too intelligent.

It’s while staying at the sober-living facility that Wendy learns Kevin and his mistress are having a child, a betrayal that leads her to decisively end their marriage — and their business relationship.

When I proposed to draw on these stories and do a profile of Greene for Playboy magazine, he gave me the go-ahead, with the proviso that I not mention his last mistress, Yvonne Cloetta.

After a stint with a replacement Head Mistress went sour, R seriously considered shutting down La Domaine for good.

And Pope Alexander VI had the painter Pinturicchio disguise his mistress as the Virgin Mary in one fresco.

Head mistress Jean Harris is the ultimate proof of “Hell Hath No Fury like a Woman Scorned.”

On top of the pleasure (or pain), the clients who saw Mistress Carla received their own additional perks.

The most infamous case was that of Kanae Kijima, a onetime housekeeper who became a highly paid mistress.

Woman is mistress of the art of completely embittering the life of the person on whom she depends.

But Mary had gone home after dressing her mistress, and the fat boy came back again more disturbed than before.

The mistress of the house affectionately inquired if she felt equal to a short conversation.

Her young mistress got up and approached her, also growing pale, for she perceived that danger was at the door.

They made an odd procession as they marched out of the hall, under the sullen eyes of the baulked cut-throats and their mistress.


On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mistress, such as: girlfriend, paramour, sweetheart, chatelaine, courtesan, and inamorata.

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