He has argued that the government should be able to prohibit both gay sex and adultery.
The opera is a dark and passionate tale of adultery and greed.
Last year in Somalia, two women were sentenced to death for adultery by the militant group al-Shabab and then stoned.
If the adultery was proven in court by confession, the judge has the responsibility of throwing the first stone.
Iran has not yet executed Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, the mother of two sentenced to death by stoning for adultery.
Twice you were taken in adultery, and, as a foreigner, I spared you.
He has hardly opened his lips when Leontes enters to accuse her of adultery.
My father, my family, my husband, were willing to condone what they believed was my adultery.
If she had maintenance, a breach of the marriage tie was adultery.
But no woman who has been convicted of adultery is entitled to the benefit of the act.
"voluntary violation of the marriage bed," c.1300, avoutrie, from Old French avouterie (12c.), noun of condition from avoutre, from Latin adulterare "to corrupt" (see adulteration). Modern spelling, with the re-inserted -d-, is from early 15c. (see ad-).
In Middle English, also "sex between husband and wife for recreational purposes; idolatry, perversion, heresy." Classified as single adultery (with an unmarried person) and double adultery (with a married person). Old English word was æwbryce "breach of law(ful marriage)" (cf. German Ehebruch). Adultery Dune in Arizona corresponds to Navajo sei adilehe "adultery sand," where illicit lovers met privately.