quasi-courtship

quasi-courtship

Psychology The use of sexual elements–eg, courtship behaviors, flirtation, or sexual acts themselves to achieve non-sexual goals
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In Laird Williamson's note-perfect production, the two thesps' long quasi-courtship avoids nearly all the pitfalls of this lyrically tender but perilously repetitive text.
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