as in concubine
a female other than his wife with whom a married man has a continuing sexual relationship he lavished gifts upon his mistress but completely ignored his wife

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“Mistress.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/mistress. Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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