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nuptial

adjective allied, betrothed, bridal, conjugal, connubial, coupled, genialis, marital, married, mated, matrimonial, nuptialis, united, wedded
Associated concepts: antenuptial agreement
See also: conjugal
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If you don't come from a religious background, it could be very difficult for you to feel comfortable at something as solemn as a nuptial mass.
Kodaikanal (Tamil Nadu) [India], August 18 ( ANI ): Human rights activist Irom Sharmila has tied the nuptial knot with long-time partner Desmond Coutinha in a simple ceremony in Tamil Nadu's Kodaikanal on Thursday.
Villeneuve investigates the nuptial symbolism in early Jewish and Christian texts, examining the theology of the marriage between God and His people, understood as a nuptial covenant dynamically moving through salvation history.
Qualifying nuptial agreements would give couples autonomy and control, and make the financial outcome of separation more predictable.
This analysis used long series of data on (a) ex-nuptial births by age of mother and (b) nuptial first births within 0-7 months of marriage by age of mother, each lagged back to year of and age at conception using lexis diagram principles and an assumed gestation period of 38 weeks (Carmichael, 1985).
The use of nuptial gifts in spiders was first observed in males of Pisaura mirabilis (Clerck, 1757) (Bristowe & Locket 1926).
This describes the commitment not only of married spouses but also of nuptial cohabitors who have definitively committed to a loving relationship with one another but who have not yet celebrated their wedding.
There are three main purposes of nuptial agreements.
Here he offers an exegetical study of Jesus' nuptial saying as reported in Matthew 9:15.
They describe the nuptial balloons of Empis snoddyi in the March BEHAVIORAL ECOLOGY AND SOCIOBIOLOGY.
The erudite Swiss patrician Thomas Platter (brother to the renowned physician Felix Platter), while studying medicine at Montpellier and travelling the French Midi in the late 1590's, reports wide public apprehension of the nouement in the vicinity of Uzes compelling local brides and grooms to avoid city churches and obtain their nuptial benediction with the fewest possible witnesses in the little sanctuaries of neighboring villages.