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Marriage

Marriage 1. The act of marrying, or the state of being married; legal union of a man and a woman for life, as husband and... Read More

Wedding

wedding Nuptial ceremony; nuptial festivities; marriage; nuptials. Simple and brief was the wedding, as that of ruth and of... Read More

Kindred

Kindred 1. Relationship by birth or marriage; consanguinity; affinity; kin. Like her, of equal kindred to the throne.... Read More

Gamomania

Definition noun An extreme desire of marriage or being married. Supplement Individuals who experience gamomania have an... Read More

Misogamy

misogamy Aversion to marriage. Origin: G. Miseo, to hate, - gamos,... Read More

Consanguinity

Definition noun, plural: consanguinities A relationship that arises from having a common ancestor;... Read More

Imprinting

What does imprinting mean? Have you watched the TV cartoon show “Tom and Jerry” with an episode of a duck and its... Read More

Polygamy

polygamy 1. The having of a plurality of wives or husbands at the same time; usually, the marriage of a man to more than one... Read More

Incest

Incest sexual activity between individuals so closely related that marriage is prohibited. Incest involving a child is a... Read More

Sinew

sinew 1. (Science: anatomy) A tendon or tendonous tissue. See Tendon. 2. Muscle; nerve. 3. That which supplies strength or... Read More

Phaenogamia

phaenogamia (Science: botany) The class of flowering plants including all which have true flowers with distinct floral... Read More

Spouse

spouse 1. A man or woman engaged or joined in wedlock; a married person, husband or wife. At last such grace I found, and... Read More

Overview of Chirology

Psychodiagnostic Chirology (PDC) is a comprehensive diagnostic discipline applied by professional behavioral specialists in... Read More

Adultery

Adultery Origin: L. Adulterium. See Advoutry. 1. The unfaithfulness of a married person to the marriage bed; sexual... Read More

Quarter

quarter 1. One of four equal parts into which anything is divided, or is regarded as divided; a fourth part or portion; as,... Read More

Avocation

Avocation 1. A calling away; a diversion. Impulses to duty, and powerful avocations from sin. (South) 2. That which calls... Read More

Sacred

Sacred 1. Set apart by solemn religious ceremony; especially, in a good sense, made holy; set apart to religious use;... Read More

Settlement

settlement 1. The act of setting, or the state of being settled. Specifically: Establishment in life, in business,... Read More

Resurrection

resurrection 1. A rising again; the resumption of vigor. 2. Especially, the rising again from the dead; the resumption of... Read More

Declination

Declination 1. The act or state of bending downward; inclination; as, declination of the head. 2. The act or state of... Read More