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facts of life

(făkts)
pl.n.
The basic physiological functions involved in sex and reproduction. Often used with the.
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The facts of life took on a fiercer aspect; and while he faced that aspect uncowed, he faced it with all the latent cunning of his nature aroused.
Prayer is the contemplation of the facts of life from the highest point of view.
An introduction for very young children to the basic facts of life in a way that is gentle, age-appropriate and accessible.
Stewart spoke of his passion for Womack's 1973 album, Facts Of Life.
Corky Gives the Whole Scoop on the Facts of Life (For Girls Only)
In her memoir, "The Facts of Life," the actress discussed falling in love with Cauble and how the unexpected relationship developed over time.
Only 1 percent gets lessons on the facts of life from their father and 5 percent from their mother.
We might improve human nature, as one of the facts of life.
Going beyond the facts of life, this book gives candid interviews and personal anecdotes that show how real-life couples with disabilities handle the joys and challenges of their relationships-courtship, sex, parenthood, disagreements, finances, and more.
I learned that few subjects are off limits in a farm family where the facts of life must be dealt with in a practical fashion every day.
Since temperatures, airborne spores and moisture are facts of life, the only controllable variable is the food source--cellulose or paper, primarily in the form of paper-faced wallboard, paper-faced insulation, roofing and ceiling products and any other organic building material.
These are facts of life that are accurately echoed in athletics.