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synonyms for incest

  • interbreeding
  • Electral love
  • Oedipal love
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It soon becomes apparent, though, that the ongoing nonconsensual incest that sets an increasingly ugly chain of events in motion is of a different sort.
JO NESBO’S ‘THE KINGDOM’ IS A SUSPENSEFUL BUNDLE OF NORWEGIAN NOIR THAT’S ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE TO PUT DOWNRICHARD LIPEZNOVEMBER 9, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Only the Newgrange man, who was interred in the largest and most impressive structure, had inherited genetic markers of incest.
DNA FROM A 5,200-YEAR-OLD IRISH TOMB HINTS AT ANCIENT ROYAL INCESTBRUCE BOWERJUNE 17, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Socially sanctioned incest tends to be rare throughout history but is known from instances of royal inbreeding.
DNA FROM A 5,200-YEAR-OLD IRISH TOMB HINTS AT ANCIENT ROYAL INCESTBRUCE BOWERJUNE 17, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Mating between brothers and sisters, for example, occurred in some ancient societies with ruling families headed by men regarded as gods not subject to human incest taboos.
DNA FROM A 5,200-YEAR-OLD IRISH TOMB HINTS AT ANCIENT ROYAL INCESTBRUCE BOWERJUNE 17, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
A man buried in a huge, roughly 5,200-year-old Irish stone tomb was the product of incest, a new study finds.
DNA FROM A 5,200-YEAR-OLD IRISH TOMB HINTS AT ANCIENT ROYAL INCESTBRUCE BOWERJUNE 17, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Incest appears to have had in his eyes peculiar charms; for he offered himself three times to three different sisters-in-law.
CURIOSITIES OF LITERATURE, VOL. 1 (OF 3)ISAAC D'ISRAELI
Incest is, like many other incorrect things, a very poetical circumstance.
THE WORKS OF LORD BYRON, VOLUME 4LORD BYRON
Incest was originally a requirement to make it possible for human beings to multiply.
WOMAN AND SOCIALISMAUGUST BEBEL
Incest is common, in Switzerland especially, among the inhabitants of isolated mountain chalets.
THE SEXUAL QUESTIONAUGUST FOREL
Incest and infanticide are as common among them as among the lower animals.
THE EARL OF BEACONSFIELDJAMES ANTHONY FROUDE
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