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 (ə-dŭl′tər-əs, -trəs)
Relating to, inclined to, or marked by adultery.

a·dul′ter·ous·ly adv.
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Adv.1.adulterously - in an adulterous manneradulterously - in an adulterous manner; "he behaved adulterously"
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The now stoical Bloom can harbor little or no resentment for Boylan, seeing the outrage of institutional matrimony evened out by the outrage of adultery: "the matrimonial violator of the matrimony had not been outraged by the adulterous violator of the adulterously violated" (Joyce 866).
37) The Court framed the issue by asking whether society has traditionally protected the rights of the natural father of an adulterously conceived child, concluding that it has not.
Further, she explained when questioned that the bishop had ordered that they separate because she was living adulterously with Andrea.