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adultery

Voluntary sexual intercourse between a married person and a person who is not the legal spouse. For good reasons, adultery has generally been condemned. It has ethical, theological and legal implications. In some cultures adultery still carries a death penalty.
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If the adulterer or adulteress is unmarried, the sentence shall be whipping 100 lashes.
There are a lot of adulterers in the Senate and we're not angry with them.
THOUGH THE LITANY OF HIGH-PROFILE ADULTERERS SEEMS longer than a presidential campaign season, a few of these scandalous bad boys have managed to rise above (more like below) the larger pack of sinners, offering particularly striking examples of stupid behavior.
For a private eye of Spenser's abilities, tracking down the blackmailer and serial adulterer poses few problems - and almost in spite of himself Spenser finds that he quite likes the guy.
The eBay ad reads: "Here are the ashes of my father, Kenneth Ireland, an adulterer who left a wife, two children and just pounds 17 in her pocket.
I'm Christian, Church, Christmas, Chorus Girl, Jew, Bible, Pig, Take me, Vixen, Nude, Buy me, Whore, Pork, Hussy, Madonna and Adulterer.
After the adulterer ran away, the man tried to strangle his wife with his hands before picking up a piece of cloth and strangling her again until she died.
If the innocent partner seeks marriage later on, the Church permits his/her to do so, but never allows the adulterer to remarry.
She asks what kind of citizens are being produced, and explores the norms of good and bad citizenship: alongside the proud homosexual and free homosexual are being produced the welfare mom, the deadbeat dad, the adulterer, and the pornographer.
They assume she has another man in her life, but it's her husband who is the adulterer.
It all rings as true as Den's voyage from small-fry adulterer to loadsamoney villain/ blackmailing perv.
Being a gay adulterer has got to be much worse than those things, doesn't it?