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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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Over 1 in 3 (35%) married men are stepping outside of marriage by having sexual affairs, and 1 in 6 (17%) married women are cheating on their spouses.
Washington, February 8 ( ANI ): A survey has revealed that people's opinion about cheating depends on their gender, as most men find sexual affairs to be worse than an emotional one.
He is taken by Annie's rough sensuality and initiates a passionate sexual affair.
A teacher at a Birmingham comprehensive school has been jailed for two years for having a sexual affair with a 15-year-old pupil.
They told us the victim had been having a sexual affair with a nun and was given a severe beating which led to his death.
To watch it, you'd think the range of political opinion stretches from those who think Congress should impeach the President for lying about a sordid sexual affair to those who would stand by Clinton no matter what he does.
When asked why it was only until now that she penned a book detailing the sordid sexual affair with Clinton, Lewinsky responded she was motivated by the suicide of 18-year-old Tyler Clementi, a Rutgers freshman who jumped from the George Washington Bridge in September 2010 after he was clandestinely caught on camera kissing another man in his dorm.
29 ( ANI ): Relationships experts have said that emotional infidelity often is worse than a sexual affair.
A TEACHER was jailed after being found guilty of having a two-year sexual affair with a pupil 20 years ago.
Suspect David Large told detectives he had a sexual affair with Christopher Hartley but then began a relationship with a woman.
She will be charged with having a sexual affair, indecency in public and insulting a police officer.
He says he tried to distance himself from her after a sexual affair he admits took place in 2001, when she was 18.
Steven Rios, 27, a married former police officer, has been accused of killing University of Missouri-Columbia student Jesse Valencia, 23, after Valencia allegedly threatened to expose their sexual affair.
Leading barrister DAVID PANNICK said that a sexual affair couldn't possibly be regarded as a confidential agreement in legal terms.
The House impeached the President for lying under oath about his sexual affair with Miss Lewinsky.