adultress

adultress

(əˈdʌltrɪs)
n
a female adulterer
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Incredulous at Goneril's inhospitality to his knights, Lear threatens Regan as he had earlier threatened Cordelia, claiming that he would doubt her paternity if she did likewise--"I would divorce me from thy mother's tomb,/Sepulchring an adultress," since according to his "nothing comes from nothing" schema, her fault must spring from a natural source like heredity (2.
Without expressly accusing Zoe of murder Gibbon slips into his sentence on the coronation of Michael IV an old Roman saying that "every adultress is capable of poisoning her husband.
Perhaps most notable was filmmaker Marcel Carne's 1953 version, ''The Adultress,'' starring Simone Signoret and Raf Vallone.
Historians have argued for centuries over whether Mary was a shameless adultress who conspired to murder Darnley.
prostitution elbows us aside In all our crowded streets, and senates seem Conven'd for purposes of empire less Than to release th' adultress from her bond.
Which 1850 novel by Nathaniel Hawthorne features an adultress in seventeenth-century New England?
For a start, she was an alleged adultress who was named as the person who broke up the seemingly fairy-tale marriage of Eddie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds.
Even though the Passion play traditions from Chester do not dwell on Jesus' public actions, the Chester-play and the movie both integrate the episode of the adultress (John 8:1-11) as a crucial scene in Jesus' public ministry.
of Auckland, New Zealand) challenges the conventional ideas about Isabeau of Bavaria (1371-1435), the wife of mad King Charles VI of France, that describe her as respected and revered during her lifetime but after her death as incompetent, an adultress, and a betrayer of the throne.
THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY WAS SWIFT TO RESPOND to the plight of the alleged Iranian adultress, Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, when her son went public with the news she lived under permanent threat of being stoned to death.
His father was a reckless womaniser and spender who viciously threw his wife out of the family home and sought to frame her as an adultress.
His spouse, Thoa, is a serial adultress who is not above flaunting her infidelity to inflict as much pain on Khiem as she can.