incestuous


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in·ces·tu·ous

(in-ses'chū-ŭs),
1. Pertaining to incest.
2. Guilty of incest.

in·ces·tu·ous

(in-ses'chū-ŭs)
1. Pertaining to incest.
2. Guilty of incest.

incestuous

Pertaining to INCEST.
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This is believed to be the fourth case of incestuous sex involving Emiratis to have surfaced in Dubai courts.
The romantic attraction that both Reuel and Aubrey soon feel for Dianthe and which they both believe to be miscegenous is actually an incestuous desire for their own sister.
Three of the six surviving children of the incestuous relationship, now aged between 19 and five years, were locked up with their mother in the basement of the family's home in the town of Amstetten in the province of Lower Austria.
She finds substantial areas of female agency, and argues that such areas, in literature and life, always have an incestuous undercurrent--as one might expect of endogamous forms of power.
In the introduction Quilligan surveys theories of society by Claude Levi-Strauss, Gayle Rubin, and others, arguing that early modern English society imagined female agency as a monstrous growth predicated on incestuous female desire.
A lot of music scenes become somewhat incestuous over time, especially when there is a shortage of talent.
Still, it's a near-perfect, if sometimes confoundingly dreamy, hothouse concoction of sibling jealousy, incestuous longing and haunted revenge.
Surprisingly, given the historical victory of Protestantism in England, the discursive battle was won by the latter argument, leaving the way clear for natural law (and state jurisdiction) to become the area with responsibility for determining incestuous union, rather than divine law (and ecclesiastical jurisdiction).
Thus, what arises is an incestuous, even self-impregnating space, genetically altering the classically unified space that is its parental legacy.