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Just over a dozen years later, during the frost of 1621, ice was so thick that teenagers felt confident in burning a gallon of wine upon the Thames, while a woman asked her husband to impregnate her upon the frozen river.

There is wide disagreement on the length of time that sperm may be frozen and then thawed and used successfully to impregnate a woman, with estimates ranging from only 16 months to as much as 10 years.

Although fertility was not back to normal levels, there was no noticeable difference in the litter size of females impregnated by the treated mice and no morphological defects were observed in any of the mice pups.

Montijo said piddle packs were not too difficult to use with normal flight gear, but the real challenge was to do it while wearing an anti-exposure suit, a full-length rubber impregnated suit with booties that’s kind of like a diver’s wetsuit.

A recent issue contained a scratch-and-sniff card impregnated with the scent of an extinct flower.

Birenbaum-Carmeli also points to technology that means even a near-sterile man can now be assisted to impregnate his wife.

Sex addiction is simply a new name for the old evolutionary concept—the innate urge to impregnate as many females as possible.

He squeezes it between his fingers, in order to completely impregnate it and dries it.

Her remorseful grief, though silent, seemed to impregnate the atmosphere with its heaviness.

To impregnate these, a bunch of male flowers is carefully inserted and fastened in the calyx.

Impregnate the tissues with mucilage for twelve to twenty-four hours, according to size.

They can impregnate cloth and leather, nay, even paper and parchment, with the most subtle venom.


On this page you'll find 69 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to impregnate, such as: drench, fertilize, inseminate, permeate, saturate, and suffuse.

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