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foreplay

 [for´pla]
the sexually stimulating, usually pleasurable, play preceding intercourse.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

fore·play

(fōr'plā),
Stimulative sexual activity preceding sexual intercourse.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
A term referring to the constellation of physical and/or psychological interactions that occur between a couple during the early phase of the sexual cycle, which facilitate penile erection and/or vaginal lubrication
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

fore·play

(fōr'plā)
Stimulative sexual activity preceding sexual intercourse.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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"The inability to rise after foreplay was the worst experience ever," Juma explained.
Foreplay is generally considered intimate behavior between couples to generate emotional and physical readiness for sexual activities.
Have you considered that your wife might be thinking that you're taking such an interest in foreplay just to please her and she's trying to say, "I don't need that." So what I think you need to get across to her is that it pleases you.
You are right about the importance of foreplay though, as lubrication increases when you are aroused.
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It had to be related to sex,of course -the glamour model was officially the face of last month's Beau Blue National Foreplay Day.
Flirting and foreplay bring pleasures that substitute for lost libido.
Mr Rees alleged that Mr Colinadris had told police in a statement he had ``engaged in foreplay with her''.