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noun as in reproduction

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Swiss law makes it difficult for same-sex couples in civil partnerships to access medically assisted methods of procreation or to adopt children.

It stands for the proposition that the biological basis of procreation should also be the sole organizing principle of society.

Other justifications, such as procreation and the raising of children, have been dismissed as bogus.

Since the ban, Italians have been the ones traveling for the purpose of procreation.

He also noted, somewhat dramatically, that “Without procreation, we would eventually disappear as a species.”

I wonder how much the Federalist Society invested in this cockamamie responsible procreation idea.

In fact, we find savages who do not know that the sex relationship has anything to do with procreation.

The fertilization and growth of plants are regarded as processes resembling the procreation of man.

The life-giving activity of the deity in connection with human procreation came to be of focal interest.

Since the sphere of procreation proceeds thus far, how much more must it proceed to animals of every kind, even to worms!

The first end of conjugial love is the procreation of offspring, and the last, or the effect, is the offspring procreated.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to procreation, such as: propagation, breeding, conception, generation, impregnation, and begetting.

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