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Synonyms for affair

Synonyms for affair

something to be done, considered, or dealt with

a large or important social gathering

something that concerns or involves one personally

an intimate sexual relationship between two people

Synonyms for affair

a vaguely specified concern


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a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship

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Koul Panha, director of the Committee for Free and Fair Elections, suggested CPP officials may be afraid that extramarital affairs are undermining their powerful family dynasties, which are cemented by intermarriage among the political and business elite.
Through a series of vignettes she describes situations ranging from working wives to those who stay at home, mothers and childless women, the young, the elderly and those in-between, those who are remarried and those who seek out same-sex extramarital affairs.
The author argues that extramarital affairs are beautiful creations of human thought
The revolutionary Kinsey Reports as they became known, funded by the Rockefeller Foundation and based on thousands of interviews, claimed, among other things, that nearly 70 percent of males had sex with prostitutes, 30-45 percent of husbands had extramarital affairs, and shockingly, from 10 to 37 percent of men had engaged in homosexual acts.
But we do know from Kinsey's sample that he spoke with far more people whose social backgrounds would incline them to deny incidents of sodomy or extramarital affairs, for example, than to exaggerate them.
For social, cultural and psychological reasons, extramarital affairs may have different impacts on marital satisfaction and mental well-being for different couples (e.
That's because the show highlighted sex (hey, it was the '70s) with plenty of extramarital affairs and one of TV first gay characters, Jodie (Crystal).
Infertility can also result in women engaging in extramarital affairs in hope of conceiving, behavior that places them at high risk of contracting a sexually transmitted infection (STI), including HIV.
And the peach colour of the men's washroom is a "poor choice" since it can signify promiscuity and extramarital affairs.
She also voices the other characters--mostly friends of Nell's whose own personal lives are complicated by extramarital affairs, emotional upheaval and heartbreak.
Prosecutors on Thursday demanded an eight-year prison term for a Yokohama woman accused of fatally beating her husband with a frying pan and stabbing him with fruit and kitchen knives more than 300 times over his pachinko gambling and extramarital affairs.
If he had held back on details of his father's extramarital affairs (each of his parents wrote about them in their personal letters and diaries) or minimized his longstanding friendships and ties to politically active Communists in both America, Europe and Africa, then the book could be dismissed as a son's misguided "whitewash.
This dashing 1960s President concealed both his Addison's disease (an illness of the adrenal glands) and his numerous extramarital affairs.
He acknowledges JFK's health problems and extramarital affairs but dismisses them as irrelevant to his presidency.
Democratic Party of Japan leader Naoto Kan, who has also faced allegations of extramarital affairs, did not impress Dobashi when he was confronted by reporters.