Wednesday, November 18, 2015

One Word Substitutions Denoting Marriages

1. adultery-the practice of having extra-marital relations

2. alimony-an allowance paid to wife on divorce

3. bigamy-the practice of having two wives or husbands at a time

4. celibacy-a state of abstention from marriage

5. concubinage-live-in relationship-a man and a woman living without being married.

6. misogamist-one who hates marriage

7. matrimony-a state of being married

8. monogamy-the practice of marrying one at a time

9. polygamy-the practice of marrying more than one wife at a time

10. polyandry-the practice of marrying more than one husband at a time

11. spinister-an older woman who is not married

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