incestuous


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incestuous

adjective banned family relationships, criminal family relationships, forbidden family relationships, illegal family relationships, immoral family relationships, improper family relationships, inbred, interbred, prohibited relationship, sexual abnormality, sexual deviance, sexual deviation, sexual offense, sexual perverrion, unlawful family relationships
Foreign phrases: Incestuousi.Those offspring of incestuous relationships.

incestuous

resulting from INCEST.
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The incestuous couple then fled their home, fearing the community could target them.
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.
Quilligan examines portraits of Elizabeth, her letters, and poetry to uncover the "incestuous eroticism underlying Elizabeth's famed virginity" (34), and demonstrates how Elizabeth's translation of Marguerite de Navarre's Glass of a Sinful Soul, published five times from 1548 to 1590, deploys metaphors of incest to depict the relationship of soul to God and reflects the use Elizabeth made of her incestuous past to keep herself an untraded woman.
The book title itself is rather misleading as their relationship is far from incestuous, but when lightning kills the lighthouse keeper, his son Paris arrives to take his place and all three become rivals for his love.
Shows will focus on incestuous relationships and neighbours who've threatened to kill each other.
This entertaining legal thriller grips the audience more for the almost incestuous ties between the defendant, her defense team, and the prosecution-police side.
There is no question that these social workers, as Linda Gordon has amply demonstrated, withheld judgement when confronted with complaints of incest, and failed to investigate incestuous fathers, even when they had evidence of sexual abuse.
Mom says the youngest daughter would be better off dead and dad's behavious borders on the incestuous when it comes to his older daughter.
lived lives of dyke drama in a community that was as incestuous as any group of lesbians today.
Maria realises that they have violated Code 46, a law designed to guard against procreation between DNA-unsuitable partners and to prevent any accidental or deliberate genetically incestuous reproduction.