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Definition of the noun adulteress

What does adulteress mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: adulteresses

  1. a woman adulterer


  1. Adulteress is a fictional character from the 1980 film Cannibal Holocaust.
  2. Adulteress is a fictional film character.

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Google previewBeyond Atonement (1997)

by Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach, Vanessa Van Ornam

The fate shared by most of those who opt out of duty and obligation suggests that society has a stake in the preservation of the order it has established; the fictional adulteress is the exception who proves the rule. Tony Tanner's study, on the other hand, suggests that the rule generates its own transgression. The eighteenth and nineteenth centuries witnessed the growth of the contract as the mediator of human relations, and marriage was the contract on which other bonds were ...

Google previewTitian to 1518 (2001)

The Assumption of Genius by Paul Joannides

The Adulteress is an ambitious painting. It contains six full- length figures, some in complicated poses, as well as three other subsidiary ones, whose features are individualised and carefully characterised in vital and expressive ways. It is easy to see from the heads on the right of the canvas, as it now exists, that the artist was an incisive portraitist and it is appropriate that the severed section survived as a portrait. It is ambitious as a vehicle ot painterly display, deploying a large range of ...

Google previewGarner's Modern English Usage (2016)

by Bryan Garner

Adulteress is the feminine form, now disfavored because of the growing awareness of ...

Google previewTheological Dictionary of the New Testament (1985)

Abridged in One Volume by Gerhard Kittel, Gerhard Friedrich, Geoffrey W. Bromiley

moichalis [adulteress, adulterous] A. Use of the Group. moicheuo in the active means "to commit adultery" or "to seduce," and in the passive or middle "to be seduced" or (in the case of a woman) "to commit adultery" (cf. Mt. 5:27-28, 32). moichad means "to commit adultery" or "to adulterate.

Google previewA London Encyclopaedia, Or Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge : Illustrated by Numerous Engravings, a General Atlas, and Appropriate Diagrams by Thomas Curtis

An ADULTEREss, by our ...

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Scandal on 17th St.

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Small photo of ZAGREB, CROATIA - DECEMBER 08: Ortolano (Giovanni Battista Benvenuto?): Adulteress before Christ, Old Masters Collection, Croatian Academy of Sciences, December 08, 2014 in Zagreb, Croatia More...

Quotes about Adulteress

The lips of an adulteress drip like honey and,
Her mouth is smoother than oil!
But she will lead you on to her bed of roses and,
Yu will be on the verge of total ruin! !
And your money will flow like the river of the dead. (Edward Kofi Louis)
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Scrabble value of A1D2U1L1T1E1R1E1S1S1

The value of this 10-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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