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mistresses

noun
plural of mistress

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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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“Mistresses.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/mistresses. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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