sex activity

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: activity - activities associated with sexual intercoursesex activity - activities associated with sexual intercourse; "they had sex in the back seat"
bondage - sexual practice that involves physically restraining (by cords or handcuffs) one of the partners
outercourse - sexual stimulation without vaginal penetration; "since pregnancy cannot happen if sperm are kept out of the vagina, outercourse is one method of birth control"
safe sex - sexual activity (especially sexual intercourse) with the use of measures (such as latex condoms) to avoid the transmission of disease (especially AIDS)
conception - the act of becoming pregnant; fertilization of an ovum by a spermatozoon
carnal knowledge, coition, coitus, sex act, sexual congress, sexual intercourse, sexual relation, copulation, intercourse, relation, congress - the act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman; the man's penis is inserted into the woman's vagina and excited until orgasm and ejaculation occur
pleasure - sexual gratification; "he took his pleasure of her"
love life, lovemaking, making love, sexual love, love - sexual activities (often including sexual intercourse) between two people; "his lovemaking disgusted her"; "he hadn't had any love in months"; "he has a very complicated love life"
carnal abuse - any lascivious contact by an adult with the sexual organs of a child (especially not involving sexual intercourse)
mating, pairing, sexual union, union, coupling, conjugation - the act of pairing a male and female for reproductive purposes; "the casual couplings of adolescents"; "the mating of some species occurs only in the spring"
facts of life, procreation, reproduction, breeding - the sexual activity of conceiving and bearing offspring
foreplay, stimulation, arousal - mutual sexual fondling prior to sexual intercourse
sexual perversion, perversion - an aberrant sexual practice;
autoeroticism, autoerotism - using you own body as a sexual object
promiscuity, promiscuousness, sleeping around - indulging in promiscuous (casual and indiscriminate) sexual relations
lechery - unrestrained indulgence in sexual activity
gayness, homoeroticism, homosexualism, homosexuality, queerness - a sexual attraction to (or sexual relations with) persons of the same sex
bisexuality - sexual activity with both men and women
heterosexualism, heterosexuality, straightness - a sexual attraction to (or sexual relations with) persons of the opposite sex
zooerastia, zooerasty, bestiality - sexual activity between a person and an animal
bodily function, bodily process, body process, activity - an organic process that takes place in the body; "respiratory activity"
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has also been referred to the Dubai Misdemeanours Court where he is standing trial for indulging in a form of consensual sex activity.
Consensual same sex activity is against the law in 78 countries and is a capital offence in seven of those.
Aslam denies sex activity in the presence of a child and Akash Yasin, 18, denies sex assault and trafficking.
Griffiths of Arfon Grove in Rhyl, was "controlling and manipulative" towards the teenager aged under 16 - the type of behaviour that enabled older men to have sex activity with young girls, a judge said.
I guess that I'm one of the 'dolts' who describe same sex activity as unnatural.
When judge Adele Williams told her that she would face a maximum of 16 months in jail for all the offences, Woolridge changed her plea to guilty for the charge relating to child sex activity.
This explosion of same- sex activity today resembles the moral collapse of the Roman Empire which was already occurring at the time of St.
Heterosexual anal sex activity in the year after an STD clinic visit, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 2008, 35(11):905-909.
Indigenous forms of same sex activity, usually intergenerational, have grafted with colonial forms of sex patronage and commercial sex work, but prevalent homophobia makes this a volatile, unsafe combination.
There was a slight hiccup in his television career when at a televised awards ceremony he jokingly accused the then Chancellor of the Exchequer Norman Lamont of indulging in a sex activity with him.