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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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Vixi tells him in panic that the statue of Saint Joseph over the altar has supernaturally inclined itself in her direction, presumably to expose her as a fornicator.
Grand Khadi Aminu Ibrahim Katsina is still pronouncing: "The best deterrent is the death sentence for people to see what happens to a fornicator.
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If Clinton eventually goes, Blair will look to some as though he backed a liar, a fool and a fornicator.
Mr Wright, who was a bishop until a week ago, is a liar as well as a fornicator.
He said they rejected the members of the committee and called them drunkards and fornicators who did all manner of wrongs against their faith.
Public executions were more popular than ever: heretics were still reduced to ash, scholars were tortured and killed for impertinent displays of reason, and fornicators were murdered without a qualm.
30pm, Coffeevolution, Huddersfield), Me and My Friends (8pm, Small Seeds, Huddersfield), Fornicators (8pm, Old Turk, Dewsbury) TOMORROW: Hooton Tennis Club (12.
S "too weak" to put boots on the ground and says its army fights on behalf of "legislators, liars, fornicators, corporations and for the freedoms of sodomites.
So with that much deceit on a straight website, imagine the duplicity in a forum for fornicators.