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I don't doubt you will find more than one affinity if you are awakening; that is merely the mating instinct.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
When the owls beat their wings and gave the mating call and hoot, it was like a foam of noise rising over a river of silence.
KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
Mating determined by unconscious psychological motives instead of eugenic considerations.
TABOO AND GENETICSMELVIN MOSES KNIGHT, IVA LOWTHER PETERS, AND PHYLLIS MARY BLANCHARD
Therefore, she can have no other motive for marrying a man than that of mating herself to a true companion.
A CALIFORNIA GIRLEDWARD ELDRIDGE
Many insects vulgarly supposed to be different species are but males and females of one race seeking each other for mating.
THE NATURAL PHILOSOPHY OF LOVEREMY DE GOURMONT
Maintains that our sex disorders are of social origin, due to the displacing of love by money as a motive in mating.
THE BOOK OF LIFE: VOL. I MIND AND BODY; VOL. II LOVE AND SOCIETYUPTON SINCLAIR
I notice that during the mating season of the birds the rivalries and jealousies are not all confined to the males.
A YEAR IN THE FIELDSJOHN BURROUGHS
To him it had seemed a sort of spiritual mating, with the storm crashing out a brilliant bridal chorus.
GLORY OF YOUTHTEMPLE BAILEY
The earlier cargoes of girls seem to have been better chosen, and there was no difficulty in mating them.
A HALF CENTURY OF CONFLICT - VOLUME IFRANCIS PARKMAN
This is most likely caused by the mating of cripples that had not the strength to make the flight to their usual breeding grounds.
GAME BIRDS AND GAME FISHES OF THE PACIFIC COASTHARRY THOM PAYNE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO MATING

  • carnal knowledges
  • cohabitation
  • coitus
  • copulations
  • intercourses
  • intimacies
  • lovemaking
  • marital relations
  • matings
  • nookies
  • relations
  • screwings
  • sexual intercourses
  • sexual unions
  • sleeping togethers
  • sleeping withs
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