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Card-playing, lovemaking, and practical jokes were the order of the day.

I jested with her about him, but she swore there was no lovemaking between them.

I would have interfered with his lovemaking, had I been able.

Such a cold, funereal day was a good day for lovemaking, was it not?

The wife found many ways to interrupt her husband's lovemaking.

After that there was no lovemaking but the most decorous conversation between these two.

He knew that he was tired to death of Eleanor—tired of her moods and her lovemaking.

Marc Dupre does better at the lovemaking than at the trapping!

It stood as a monument to their dead and as the kindly patron over their lovemaking and their marriage.

Annie-Many-Ponies, woman-wily though she was by nature, had little learning in the devious ways of lovemaking.

WORD ORIGIN

"courtship," mid-15c., from love (n.) + make. Phrase make love is attested from 1570s in the sense "pay amorous attention to;" as a euphemism for "have sex," it is attested from c.1950.

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