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spouse

noun coniunx, consort, espouse, helpmate, helpmeet, husband, marital partner, marriage partner, mate, wife
See also: consort

spouse

a party to a marriage, i.e. a husband or a wife.
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But it was in the adornment of the fair person of his dark-complexioned spouse that the tailors of the fleet had evinced the gaiety of their national taste.
Sooth to say, the stout heart of Sir Nigel, which cared little for the wrath of her lion-like spouse, was somewhat shaken by the calm, cold face of this stately dame, for twenty years of camp-life had left him more at ease in the lists than in a lady's boudoir.
The Lady Tiphaine and her spouse sprang upon their steeds without setting feet to stirrup, and away they jingled down the white moonlit highway, with Sir Nigel at the lady's bridle-arm, and Ford a spear's length behind them.
George” at a half burnt sapling he landed in the highway, and, to his utter amazement, at the feet of his own spouse.
Clear-eyed, from her childhood days with the saloonkeeper Cady and Cady's good-natured but unmoral spouse, she had observed, and, later, generalized much upon sex.
But her dwarfish spouse still smoked his cigar and drank his rum without heeding her; and it was not until the sun had some time risen, and the activity and noise of city day were rife in the street, that he deigned to recognize her presence by any word or sign.
Last year, Kaine met with groups of military spouses in the Commonwealth to discuss obstacles to employment for military spouses and the strain it puts on servicemembers and their families.
Like many other aspects of the Social Security system, the rules governing Social Security benefits for surviving spouses can be anything but straightforward--it isn't, as many believe, as simple as continuing to receive a deceased spouse's benefits.
Whenever a family member needs anything, our key spouses are ready to step in and get that person the help he or she needs.
Spouses who file a joint income tax return are jointly and severally liable for income tax arising from the joint return under Sec.
ECOVIS Miskinis, Kvainauskas ir partneriai advokat kontora Where the spouses have not made a marriage contract, their property is subject to the statutory regime, i.
Nonrequesting spouses must be aware of and use their right to participate in an innocent spouse relief request at the IRS and Tax Court level.