bigamy

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bigamy

The act of marrying a second (or a third) person while still married to one’s first spouse.
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Even Jean, the mendacious bigamist, who might elicit audience contempt, evokes great empathy from spectators.
When we confronted the bigamist he stammered: "How in the hell did you find that out?
If the second spouse is unaware of a still-valid prior marriage, the bigamist may also be seen as causing him or her to enter into a legal agreement under false pretences, which may be another form of fraud.
A BIGAMIST wood carver has gone on the run to avoid paying child maintenance to the wife who exposed him.
THE boyfriend of a five times married bigamist has told his family "I am completely in love with her".
Here, the role goes to Hall Green newcomer Mike Nile, who is on the wrong end of every development as he tries to help a bigamist taxi driver with one wife in Wimbledon and another in Streatham.
A DOUBLE bigamist who "failed to realise" she had not divorced any of her husbands has walked free from court.
It means Harry Sanders, who plays bigamist cabbie John Smith, and Marian Kemmer and Dawn Morris, who play his unsuspecting wives, have to keep up a frantic pace during each performance.
He gets more than he bargained for when his former wife appears and creates havoc and he becomes an involuntary astral bigamist.
The fourth wife of a bigamist is facing deportation after the Home Office rejected her pleas to stay in the UK.
A glamorous lap-dancer, who made thousands of pounds as Britain's biggest woman bigamist, was spared from jail yesterday because of an eye injury.