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for·ni·cate

(fōr'ni-kāt),
1. Vaulted or arched; resembling a fornix.
2. To have sexual intercourse.

fornicate

Medspeak
adjective Arched or vaulted; referring to a fornix.
 
Sexology
verb To engage in coitus or sexual intercourse.

for·ni·cate

(fōr'ni-kăt, kāt)
1. Vaulted or arched; resembling a fornix.
2. To have sexual intercourse with anyone to whom one is not then married.
See: fornication
[L. fornicatus, arched, fr. fornix, vault, arch]

1 fornicate

(for′nĭ-kăt, -kāt″) [L. fornicatus, arched, vaulted, fr fornix, vault]
Shaped like a fornix; arched; vaulted.

2 fornicate

(for′nĭ-kāt″) [L. fornicari fr fornix, arch (because brothels were located in vaulted basements)]
To commit fornication.
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Please, also recall that if homosexual relationships are accepted as part of Section 29 of the Family Law Act, other social damaging coupling will come as well, including that of transsexuals, transvestites and so-called bisexuals, a euphemism for people who fornicate with both men and women.
I would have thought Heidi would have showed a little more class and at least waited until we separated first before deciding to fornicate with the help," the New York Daily News quoted him as telling TMZ .
Maybe we can get one of those life like dolls you can fornicate with," she chirped, sending me a link to a website called Real Dolls.
Fornicate and (given the size of the resulting tabloid headlines) yell would be more like it.
To a woman reporter who asked him a question, he said: ``I normally don't do interviews with women unless I fornicate with them.
If we were supposed to fornicate in public, we would not have bedrooms.
Pipes of Peace is a no-no after the smoking ban, Stop The Cavalry insults families of serving troops and Mistletoe and Wine is incitement to binge-drink and fornicate.
Unlike Gore, who in the midst of Monicagate declared Clinton ``one of our greatest presidents,'' Lieberman had the simple decency to say otherwise - that great presidents don't fornicate with interns and lie to the public.
Melbourne, Mar 28 (ANI): American pop singer Ashlee Simpson let out at the MTV Australia Awards that she is trying to find a quiet place to fornicate with her hubby Pete Wentz.
They would drop their pants, fornicate, dance very, very badly, and sing songs about wanting to gas the poor, then fornicate again.
Most recently, Tyson has been in the news for telling a woman reporter from CNN he, "normally don't do interviews with women unless I fornicate with them".
Does she make the gross assumption that her own children were naive, defenceless victims when they had sex but other people's are dirty little slappers who try to book into B&Bs just so they can fornicate all night?