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Word: connubial

Definition: pertaining to marriage or the matrimonial state


Sentences Containing 'connubial'

But no such happy marriage could now teach the admiring multitude what connubial felicity really was.
There is a sentiment arising, and it will grow, against connubial jealousy, against fierce maternity, against passion of all sorts; unnecessary things now, and things that make us uncomfortable, savage survivals, discords in a refined and pleasant life.

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