illegitimate child


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Synonyms for illegitimate child

the illegitimate offspring of unmarried parents

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The number if calculated in terms of frequency, an average of about 2500 cases out of illegitimate children recorded each month, or 83 cases per day, and one illegitimate child for every '7 minutes.
He is the illegitimate child that was sired after a night of drinking and debauchery.
Hildebrand could have easily commented on The Book of Mary, "Notwithstanding that author Gail Sobat has turned our precious Lord into an illegitimate child, the basic error of this innovator is to imagine a feminist Mary brings her nearer to feminists, that shorn of her status as the venerated and honoured Mother of God, this substance enters into the lives of bitter lesbian, liberal, single-mother feminists.
Now, decades later, we might think of the tendency as the illegitimate child of Picasso and Duchamp finally come home to roost.
In 1997, Misczuk reported that New Haven Police Chief Nicholas Pastore had fathered an illegitimate child with a prostitute, a story that led to Pastore's resignation.
This essay will examine Wilkie Collins's engagement with the theme of illegitimacy in two of his early novels--Hide and Seek (1854) and The Dead Secret (1857)--focussing particularly on his examination of the social and legal issues that affected the illegitimate child and its parents.
There's Billy Beede, the 16-year-old daughter of the deceased Willa Mae, who's long on attitude and carrying an illegitimate child.
Justice Hiroharu Kitagawa said, ''Citizenship should, where possible, be confirmed at the time of birth and there are logical reasons for the restrictions not to grant Japanese citizenship to an illegitimate child with only postnatal filiation.
The story is about an Irishman who has an illegitimate child in wartime France, the child is not discovered by his Irish family until the time of his death resulting in everybody involved having to work their lives out to compensate for his sins.
who memorably called the president a "scumbag"--an epithet that would seem to apply equally to the congressman himself, who fathered and then failed to support an illegitimate child.
20 Kyodo Prosecutors arrested a 59-year-old woman Wednesday on suspicion of cheating an Osaka woman out of 10 million yen by claiming she is the illegitimate child of the late Emperor Hirohito.
As his first presidential campaign was getting under way in 1884, Cleveland, a bachelor, was accused of having fathered an illegitimate child.
Squire Allworthy suspects that the infant whom he adopts and names Tom Jones is the illegitimate child of his servant Jenny Jones.
Susan is an illegitimate child whose mother died at her birth.
Neta's Communist ideals appear silly and dangerous because of her parasitical attachment to the living space provided by Lika; at the end of the play Neta, herself a victim of Soviet mores, writes a letter denouncing her sister's family; the young girls discover sex amid the coarse intimacies of communal apartment life; and as the chorus sings on, Sasha abandons the family for a woman carrying his illegitimate child.