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intercourse

noun

Synonyms of intercourse

1 doings between individuals or groups
  • the niceties of social intercourse are lost on that nerd

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  • nonintercourse
2 sexual union involving penetration of the vagina by the penis
  • intercourse is one of ways by which the disease is commonly spread

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The first known use of intercourse was in the 15th century

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intercontinental

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“Intercourse.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/intercourse. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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