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noun as in sexual act

noun as in communication; business exchange


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Example Sentences

The most popular brand of the morning-after pill—a medication that can prevent pregnancy if taken within 72 hours of unprotected intercourse—is flying off the shelves.

From Quartz

Examples of sexual dating violence include unwanted touching, kissing or other sexual contact or intercourse.

In one Buddhist tale that appears in multiple versions, an automaton maker creates an artificial serving girl who fools a visiting artist into thinking it is human, so he has violent intercourse with it, destroying it in the process.

What someone does during intercourse and with whom they do it should be no one’s business.

For people who don’t take the time to do the necessary three months or more of tracking, it can put you at very high risk for an unintended pregnancy, because you might be ovulating and not know and have intercourse during your fertile period.

From Time

“Intercourse felt, often, like shoving a loofah into a mason jar,” she writes, for example.

To these guarantees the Intercourse Act attempted to give force.

Intercourse is therefore a condition without which the Family of Nations would not and could not exist.

Intercourse, especially Trading, between Subjects of Belligerents.

Intercourse is thus rendered easy, for the heads of the valleys are often rolling pasturages.

Intercourse was not easy, and produced clear effects only in the case of Africa.

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On this page you'll find 536 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to intercourse, such as: kissing, mating, sexual intercourse, coition, coitus, and copulation.

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