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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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Since then, allegations of extramarital affairs and sexual misconduct ( have only piled up.
"After being married for over 37 years, I showed extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extramarital affair. Such behaviour is unacceptable, both as a husband and as the leader of an organisation such as ours," Petraeus said.
Nakagawa, who assumed the post of chief Cabinet secretary in July 2000 under Mori, resigned the post that October after coming under criticism over scandals involving the extramarital affair and having links with a senior member of a right-wing group, an issue also mentioned by the magazine, Focus.
In this article the change of marital satisfaction is caused by extramarital affairs. For social, cultural and psychological reasons, extramarital affairs may have different impacts on marital satisfaction and mental well-being for different couples (e.g., Scott et al., 1993; Lee and Lu, 1997).
McGreevey said at an afternoon news conference that he had been involved in an extramarital affair with another man.
The Saitama District Court sentenced a 28-year-old Chinese man, formerly a graduate student in Japan, to death Friday for killing his girlfriend and her husband over an extramarital affair.
admits he had an extramarital affair and fathered a child with Karin Stanford, a 39-year-old former senior aide in the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition's Washington office.
A newscaster on TV Asahi's top-rated "News Station" resigned last week amid allegations in a yet-to-be-published article about his having an extramarital affair with a secretary of a member of parliament.
There are very many capable men and women whose private lives may contain a blemish or two--an extramarital affair maybe, perhaps smoking something illegal at a party.
She had in fact been no more than a "guilty intruder" in her husband's extramarital affair with Lisa: "If her words could have had tongue, she would have asked Lisa, who was he?"
* A man's payment to a woman "to keep her from revealing their extramarital affair" was not a deductible casualty or theft loss, according to the Ninth Circuit Court in Richard C.
The attack heightened tension between two groups of the Kharoos community as the it was stated to be the latest of a series of attacks linked with an old enmity between them over an extramarital affair.
Which 1984 film starred Robert De Niro and Meryl Streep as an architect and a graphic artist embarking upon an extramarital affair? 2.
Mohamad's party, Parti Amanah Negara, denied today that its president is conducting an extramarital affair as alleged.
South Korea's top court on Tuesday confirmed the conviction of three weekly magazine reporters who were accused of publishing an extramarital affair story involving a Korean civilian worker at United States Forces Korea (USFK).