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adultery

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43 in 38 verses (in OT : 20 in 19 verses) (in NT : 23 in 19 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

adulteryn. [L. adulterium. See Advoutry.].
  •  The unfaithfulness of a married person to the marriage bed; sexual intercourse by a married man with another than his wife, or voluntary sexual intercourse by a married woman with another than her husband.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Adulteration; corruption.  B. Jonson.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Lewdness or unchastity of thought as well as act, as forbidden by the seventh commandment.  Jer. iii. 9.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The fine and penalty imposed for the offense of adultery.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The intrusion of a person into a bishopric during the life of the bishop.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Injury; degradation; ruin.  [1913 Webster]
    "You might wrest the caduceus out of my hand to the adultery and spoil of nature."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

adultery, n. voluntary sexual intercourse between a married person and a person (married or not) other than his or her spouse.

Etymology
ME f. OF avoutrie etc. f. avoutre adulterer f. L adulter, assim. to L adulterium

THESAURUS

adultery

act of love, adulterous affair, affair, amour, aphrodisia, ass, balling, carnal knowledge, climax, cohabitation, coition, coitus, coitus interruptus, commerce, concubinage, congress, connection, copula, copulation, coupling, criminal conversation, cuckoldry, diddling, entanglement, eternal triangle, extracurricular sex, extramarital relations, flirtation, forbidden love, fornication, free love, free-lovism, hanky-panky, illicit love, incest, infidelity, intercourse, intimacy, intrigue, liaison, love affair, lovemaking, making it with, marital relations, marriage act, mating, meat, onanism, orgasm, ovum, pareunia, premarital relations, premarital sex, procreation, relations, romance, romantic tie, screwing, sex, sex act, sexual climax, sexual commerce, sexual congress, sexual intercourse, sexual relations, sexual union, sleeping with, sperm, triangle, unfaithfulness, venery

ROGET THESAURUS

adultery

Impurity

N impurity, uncleanness, immodesty, grossness, indelicacy, indecency, impudicity, obscenity, ribaldry, Fescennine, smut, bawdry, double entente, equivoque, concupiscence, lust, carnality, flesh, salacity, pruriency, lechery, lasciviency, lubricity, Sadism, sapphism, incontinence, intrigue, faux pas, amour, amourette, gallantry, debauchery, libertinish, libertinage, fornication, liaison, wenching, venery, dissipation, seduction, defloration, defilement, abuse, violation, rape, incest, prostitution, social evil, harlotry, stupration, whoredom, concubinage, cuckoldom, adultery, advoutry, crim, con, free love, seraglio, harem, brothel, bagnio, stew, bawdyhouse, cat house, lupanar, house of ill fame, bordel, bordello, impure, unclean, not to be mentioned to ears polite, immodest, shameless, indecorous, indelicate, indecent, Fescennine, loose, risque, coarse, gross, broad, free, equivocal, smutty, fulsome, ribald, obscene, bawdy, pornographic, concupiscent, prurient, lickerish, rampant, lustful, carnal, carnal-minded, lewd, lascivious, lecherous, libidinous, erotic, ruttish, salacious, Paphian, voluptuous, goatish, must, musty, unchaste, light, wanton, licentious, debauched, dissolute, of loose character, of easy virtue, frail, gay, riggish, incontinent, meretricious, rakish, gallant, dissipated, no better than she should be, on the town, on the streets, on the pave, on the loose, adulterous, incestuous, bestial.

Sexuality

N sex, sexuality, gender, male, masculinity, maleness, female, femininity, sexual intercourse, copulation, mating, coitus, sex, lovemaking, marital relations, sexual union, sleeping together, carnal knowledge, sex instinct, sex drive, libido, lust, concupiscence, hots, horns, arousal, heat, rut, estrus, oestrus, tumescence, erection, hard-on, boner, masturbation, self-gratification, autoeroticism, onanism, self- abuse, orgasm, climax, ejaculation, sexiness, attractiveness, sensuality, voluptuousness, fornication, adultery, sex symbol, sex goddess, stud, hunk, one-night stand, pornography, porn, porno, hardcore pornography, softcore pornography, pin-up, cheesecake, beefcake, Playboy, Esquire, Hustler, perversion, deviation, sexual abnormality, fetish, fetishism, homosexuality, lesbianism, bisexuality, sodomy, buggery, pederasty, sadism, masochism, sado-masochism, incest, sexy, erotic, sexual, carnal, sensual, hot, horny, randy, rutting, passionate, lusty, hot-blooded, libidinous, up, in the mood, homosexual, gay, lesbian, bisexual.


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