carnal knowledge


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carnal knowledge

n.
Sexual intercourse.

carnal knowledge

n
1. (Law) sexual intercourse
2. (Law) have carnal knowledge of to have sexual intercourse with
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.carnal knowledge - the act of sexual procreation between a man and a womancarnal knowledge - 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
sex activity, sexual activity, sexual practice - activities associated with sexual intercourse; "they had sex in the back seat"
insemination - the introduction of semen into the genital tract of a female
nookie, nooky, piece of tail, roll in the hay, screwing, screw - slang for sexual intercourse
hank panky - illicit sexual intercourse
penetration - the act (by a man) of inserting his penis into the vagina of a woman
criminal congress, unlawful carnal knowledge - forbidden or tabu sexual intercourse between individuals
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Another night, in 2011, I invited him back to discuss "Carnal Knowledge" (screened from his own pristine 35mm print) in conversation with Jason Reitman, after learning that the two were mutual admirers of each other's work.
O'Donnell, from Falmore, Dungloe in Co Donegal, pleaded guilty to 19 counts of sexual assault and unlawful carnal knowledge between 1978 and 1987.
(10) Unless the government opens the door by either stating or implying the victim was somehow traumatized by the carnal knowledge, it will be difficult for the defense to carry this burden.
Other programmes to make viewers wonder what the networks were thinking are the surreal game show Pets Win Prizes, the BBC's Triangle, and Graham Norton's first outing - Carnal Knowledge.
He made this plea in 1977: 'I want to know the Polish people.' Sadly, it was mistranslated to his audience as 'I want to have carnal knowledge of the Polish people'.
Carnal knowledge in this instance provided real knowledge--and certainty in the face of uncertainty.
Part one, Knowledge, Control and Sex: The Evidence, contains chapters treating "Presentation of the Evidence," "Cognitive Knowledge: The Epistemic Process," "Sensory Knowledge: Legal Control," and "Carnal Knowledge." Part two, The Idea of Knowledge: The Interpretation, treats "Cognitive and Sensory Knowledge: Controlling the Unknown," "Carnal Knowledge: Controlling the Unknown in Woman," and "The Status of Woman." Part three, Related Institutions, treats "Purity and Impurity: Bodily Discharges," and "Circumcision." The final section, part four, Summary, presents a chapter called "Some General Postulates of Biblical Epistemology" (pp.
The 48-year-old MP for Glasgow Kelvin also earned the nickname 'Gorgeous George' after admitting 'carnal knowledge' of two women at a conference in Greece in the 1980s.
(2) What American artist admitted to adolescent carnal knowledge of an overstuffed chair?
During the turbulent '60s and early '70s--with an unjust war, political assassinations, and corruption in high office tearing at the fabric of real-life society--the moral confusion and existential despair of films like The Graduate and Carnal Knowledge, Midnight Cowboy and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Considering all the evils of Harlem street life, "it was my good luck--perhaps--that I found myself in the church racket instead of some other, and surrendered to a spiritual seduction long before I came to any carnal knowledge."