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
References in classic literature ?
Abridgment: miniature Absurd: stupid, unpolished Abuse: cheat, deceive Aculeate: stinging Adamant: loadstone Adust: scorched Advoutress: adulteress Affect: like, desire Antic: clown Appose: question Arietation: battering-ram Audit: revenue Avoidance: secret outlet Battle: battalion Bestow: settle in life Blanch: flatter, evade Brave: boastful Bravery: boast, ostentation Broke: deal in brokerage Broken: shine by comparison Broken music: part music Cabinet: secret Calendar: weather forecast Card: chart, map Care not to: are reckless Cast: plan Cat: cate, cake Charge and adventure: cost and risk
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.
And so good teacher, they pose to him, here's a spectacular sinner, an adulteress, someone addicted to lust perhaps, a temptress and breaker of families, probably impenitent.
What are we to learn from the story of the officious rabble that dragged the accused adulteress into the middle of a circle to call on Jesus to act as a judge?
She was a woman ahead of her time, as she assailed the status quo, with a female protagonist who was an adulteress. Her bold defiance of societal norms brought scathing criticism which made her return to short stories.
"Camilla, the quintessential Black Queen, hid in the shadows for decades, condemned as a scheming adulteress, denounced by the reigning monarch as 'that wicked, wicked woman,' and blamed for the death of her rival, one of the most beloved and admired figures in the world," an (https://www.thesun.co.uk/fabulous/7219341/camilla-william-marry-pretty-but-dim-kate-prince-charles-split-them-up/) excerpt from Andersen's book read.
Jesus has, when he stopped the lawful execution of the convicted adulteress with those famous words, "he who is without sin, throw the first rock." That is what the "historical" figure Jesus said and any person, Catholic or not, religious or not, can use that "historical" message from that "historical" Jesus to oppose capital punishment as "cruel and unusual" under the 8th Amendment of the Bill of Rights...
As per shari'ah law, the concept of"Kara and Kari"inter alia means an "adulterer and adulteress".
Tal y como la misma autora apunta, debido a la vision panoramica del volumen, The Adulteress incorpora investigaciones previas acerca de la Espana del siglo XIX, la historia del teatro espanol, la naturaleza del Romanticismo en Espana y la importancia de la figura de la adultera a nivel sociopolitico en la Espana del Barroco.
An illicit romance between a married man and married woman in my company that exploded one day when the aggrieved wife barged into the workplace carrying a knife trying to lunge at the adulteress already disturbed the peace of the company and threatened the lives and limbs of employees.