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Lonely on the Mountain—the Israelites are fornicating and worshipping a false idol.)
Irreverent red-faced monkeys fornicated on the temple roof and patrolled the tree’s lower branches, while hundreds of flying foxes hung like overripe fruits in the canopy.
But the pages that immediately follow paint a more lurid picture, giving the distinct impression that college kids are fornicating willy-nilly, like so many bunnies in a hutch.
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Origin and Etymology of fornicate
Late Latin fornicatus, past participle of fornicare to have intercourse with prostitutes, from Latin fornic-, fornix arch, vault, brothel
First Known Use: 1552See Words from the same year
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Definition of fornicate for English Language Learners
: to have sexual intercourse
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