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adjective as in reproductive

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Julian Suvalescu, professor of practical ethics at Oxford, has advocated a position he calls “procreative beneficence.”

Then there are the “bad” women who vote Democratic and, well, have sex for non-procreative purposes.

They're supposed to be within marriage, for purposes that are, yes, conjugal... but also procreative.

Sex, he said, is “supposed to be for purposes that are yes, conjugal and unitive, but also procreative.”

The peasant's mistress is his Land; he loves it with intensest delight, with procreative love.

This case, with respect to the degree of procreative delicacy and refinement evinced, may be classed with that of Juno of Greece.

I incline to the opinion that they go back to the sea in the fall soon after their procreative duty is performed.

All strength, vitality, erectile and procreative power have left them, and the victim is at last totally impotent.

But also, it may be and often is manifested independently of the procreative function by men and women of refinement.


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On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to procreative, such as: childbearing, conceptive, generating, procreant, and reproducing.

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