sexual congress


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sexual congress

Sexual intercourse, especially between a man and a woman. As there was no hard evidence that sexual congress occurred outside of marriage, the judge was obliged to uphold the prenuptial agreement during the divorce proceedings.
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Degas's prescient and controversial L'Absinthe, 1875-76, sets the pace for an exploration of cafes, dance halls, cabarets, and scenes of sexual congress by twenty artists of the period.
The key to the methods lies in the differences between X-sperm and Y-sperm; X-sperm live longer but Y-sperm are faster, so methods for female conception involved sexual congress a few days before ovulation (giving the Y-sperm time to die off) and making the woman's interior more hostile to sperm, while the methods for male conception are the opposite.
5) When patriarch Jacob discovered in the morning that he had had sexual congress not with Rachel but with Leah, he recognized the fait accompli of his marriage to Leah.
As might be expected, any suggestion of female sexuality or of sexual congress outside of marriage is treated as immoral and shameful.
While I take advantage of the idle moments to imagine a life of torrid (but satisfying) sexual congress with Sandra Bullock, for example, the man in front of me has decided to sing the entire Paul Simon back catalogue in alphabetical order.
American law defines sexual congress between an adult and a child as a crime.
Although many accused witches confessed to sexual congress with the devil only after torture, many others genuinely believed they were witches and developed memories of sexual events that never occurred.
Her illness is made up of all that oncoming accumulation of ills she has postponed from the past, all that sexual congress with men she has not loved, and all those unfinished hours with men she has loved, all the lies she has told, all the lies told about her, all unavenged humiliations sleeping like unfed scorpions in the unsettled flesh.