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con·ju·gal

 (kŏn′jə-gəl)
adj.
Of or relating to marriage or the relationship of spouses.

[Latin coniugālis, from coniūnx, coniug-, spouse, from coniungere, to join in marriage; see conjoin.]

con′ju·gal′i·ty (-găl′ĭ-tē) n.
con′ju·gal·ly adv.
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Adv.1.conjugally - in a conjugal manner
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There was an unforeseen surprise, a cessation of the winds and odours of life, a social pressure that would have her think conjugally.
In other words, a man and a woman who are not legally capacitated to marry each other, but who nonetheless live together conjugally, may be deemed co-owners of a property acquired during the cohabitation only upon proof that each made an actual contribution to its acquisition.
Although EBB praises RB for his "magnanimous" capacity to change his mind when he has been wrong (324), she contrasts his inability to tolerate her views with her own more generous capacity "to tolerate the differing opinions of one another" (268), and she remained reluctant "to take up a cudgel conjugally," a "somewhat difficult and delicate" matter (332).
For Diana, at least, this disdain may be expressed in dominance over men; the woodland woman, as she is depicted by the Wife of Bath, exerts sexual dominance over the knight by compelling him to marry her and engage with her conjugally.
748) The Manhattan Declaration brief argued that the concept that societies give legal recognition to marriage to "encourage and support responsible procreation and childrearing" is "remarkably similar to the Christian belief that through marriage man and woman cooperate conjugally in the creative act of God Himself.
Yet already for hundreds of years Christian moral theology had restricted legitimate sex to conjugally authorized phallic penetration of the vagina culminating in ejaculation and had condemned various other kinds of sexual expression including masturbation.