adulteress


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a·dul·ter·ess

 (ə-dŭl′trĭs, -tər-ĭs)
n.
A woman who commits adultery. See Usage Note at -ess.

adulteress

(əˈdʌltərəs)
n
a woman who has committed adultery

a•dul•ter•ess

(əˈdʌl tər ɪs, -trɪs)

n.
a woman who commits adultery.
[1350–1400]
usage: See -ess.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.adulteress - a woman adultereradulteress - a woman adulterer      
adulterer, fornicator - someone who commits adultery or fornication
Translations
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adulteress

[əˈdʌltərɪs] Nadúltera f

adulteress

[əˈdʌltrɪs] nadultère f

adulteress

nEhebrecherin f

adulteress

[əˈdʌltərɪs] nadultera
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Sporting with her infamy, the lost and desperate creature had embroidered the fatal token in scarlet cloth, with golden thread and the nicest art of needlework; so that the capital A might have been thought to mean Admirable, or anything rather than Adulteress.
Yes, I will go to her, but like the Saint who laid one hand on the adulteress and thrust his other into the brazier.
the linen-draper, who, though he had left me by the necessity of his circumstances, had no power to discharge me from the marriage contract which was between us, or to give me a legal liberty to marry again; so that I had been no less than a whore and an adulteress all this while.
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The Christian world very wisely affixed the word "old" to the Old Testament to differentiate from the New Testament, allowing practicing Christians to discard or ignore rules from the old book (for example, current followers do not stone an adulteress or cut off the hands of thieves).
Lady Wisdom blesses those who seek her, but she also issues timely warnings: Don't follow the adulteress with her smooth words (2:16).
Aberg plays with our minds, twisting perception and reality and masterfully incorporating video projections to convey adulteress Vittoria's portrayal of herself in this harsh narcissistic world.
Jesus saw goodness in the adulteress, wholeness in the leper, forgiveness in the thief on the cross.
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Under the draft provisions, a couple found by a court to have engaged in sexual intercourse outside a legal marriage shall be sentenced to stoning to death if the adulterer or adulteress is married.
nimaxtheatre,com Mary Queen of Scots exhibition, National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh (Friday - November 17): The story of the enigmatic queen arouses strong emotions: was she betrayed by those she trusted and condemned to die a Catholic martyr or was she a murdering adulteress with her husband's blood on her hands?