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Word: paramour

Definition: illicit lover


Sentences Containing 'paramour'

"...To Be Loved" is the first single from Californian alternative metal band Papa Roach's fifth album, "The Paramour Sessions", and eighth released single in total. The song hit American radio stations on August 7, 2006.
A synod that took place in Milan in 860 d.C. summoned Ingiltrud, wife of Boso, to appear before it because she had left her husband for a paramour.
A year later, he portrayed the Vulcan Stonn, a paramour of Spock's intended bride T'Pring, in the episode "Amok Time" - a role that he reprised in 2006 in the unofficial mini-series '.
Arnold questioned all of André's associates after his execution in October 1780 and grew suspicious when the pregnant 355 refused to identify her paramour.
Katkar arranges for Darren, Celina's secret paramour, to go to Om's house and act as if his younger sister was a prostitute and Darren was frequenting the house for this purpose.
The word is derived from Late Latin "succuba" "paramour" (from "succub(āre)" "to lie under" ("sub-" "under" + "cubāre" "to lie in bed"), used to describe the supernatural being as well.
Through his wife's influence on her paramour, the Cardinal de Rohan, he later obtained a commission as the Comte d' Artois's bodyguard. References.

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