consummation

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consummation

(kŏn″sŭ-mā′shŭn)
The first act of sexual intercourse after marriage.

consummation

The first act of sexual intercourse after marriage. Nowadays, this has mainly legal significance.
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Suppose you should be walking down Broadway after dinner, with ten minutes allotted to the consummation of your cigar while you are choosing between a diverting tragedy and something serious in the way of vaudeville.
It is the story of a life which reaches its consummation in attaining to a second ingenuousness or in returning to childhood.
I had come to his door no better than a beggar and little more than a child; he had met me with treachery and violence; it would be a fine consummation to take the upper hand, and drive him like a herd of sheep.
After so much time spent in painful labour, to arrive at once at the summit of my desires was the most gratifying consummation of my toils.
To be Premier of England, to stand for the people, to carry through to its logical consummation a bloodless revolution, surely this is worth while.
Even the soft and amiable Inez thought it would be a glorious consummation of her wishes, to be a humble instrument of bringing her lover into the bosom of the true church.
Mr Meagles interposed to prevent that consummation.
This consummation being arrived at, Blathers and Duff cleared the room, and held a long council together, compared with which, for secrecy and solemnity, a consultation of great doctors on the knottiest point in medicine, would be mere child's play.