Origin of adulterous
Examples from the Web for adulterous
There are long books and ongoing debates about whether the personal lives of adulterous politicians should be held against them.How One Louisiana Republican Survived a Sex Scandal (and Another Might Not)|Ben Jacobs|April 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Her novel, a fictionalized take on her Left Bank intellectual circle, centers on an adulterous woman torn between two men.
An adulterous affair could be used as blackmail if it fell into the hands of a foreign intelligence service.Alleged Petraeus Mistress Suggested She Was Privy to State Secrets|Eli Lake|November 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
To further explicate the obvious: “Uncommon”—i.e., adulterous—“arrangements vary hugely.”
A conservative president launched two wars, and conservatives tried to impeach the adulterous Bill Clinton.
John, bold in this as in all things, so old writers say, told the adulterous couple what he thought of them.A Layman's Life of Jesus|Samuel H. M. Byers
The sphere of adulterous love ascends from hell, and the sphere of conjugial love descends from heaven.
Such also is the way of an adulterous woman, who eateth and wipeth her mouth, and saith: I have done no evil.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
The quality of adulterous love is not known, unless it be known what is the quality of conjugial love, 424.
It 's an adulterous beast who thinks of mixing old wine with anything.'Lord Ormont and his Aminta, Complete|George Meredith