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verb as in fasten; stick

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Youth sports — soccer, basketball, cross-country, swimming, whether held indoors or out, a source of American pride, prestige and bonding — were among the first gatherings to be allowed post-lockdown.

I found that some lying – by being so obviously false – is used primarily as a way of bonding and forming loyalty within groups.

It also uses a proprietary soil mix that has a bonding agent that holds the soil together better during shipping and better protects the roots, explains Boomscape CEO Justin Mast.

Separating newborns from mothers awaiting lab test results denied them early skin-to-skin contact and breastfeeding, which studies have shown can affect bonding.

Early skin-to-skin contact promotes bonding and breastfeeding and has other health benefits.

When fathers hold and play with their children, oxytocin and prolactin kick in, priming them for bonding.

So there is nothing wrong with using the charms of, say, Parks and Recreation, to create some solid bonding time.

And if a family is bonding in 2015, it probably involves Game of Thrones or Modern Family.

Only the unworldly could still think this was, at its worst, only an unseemly platonic relationship rather than a serious bonding.

They need to really sell that initial bonding scene, because all the subsequent tension in the film goes back to that sequence.

Subsequently the bonding and not the free port system was adopted in the United Kingdom.

There are now no free ports in France or in French possessions; the bonding system is in force.

This is in contrast to the gravel road, where little dependence is placed upon the bonding effect of the rock dust.

The bonding material is the finer portion of the product of the crusher, which is called screenings.

Screenings having good bonding properties will also be required for the base course.


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On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bonding, such as: bind, fix, glue, connect, fuse, and paste.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.