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Synonyms of intimacy in English:


  • 1 the sisters instantly re-established their old intimacy
    closeness, togetherness, affinity, rapport, attachment, familiarity, confidentiality, close association, close relationship, close attachment, close friendship, friendliness, comradeship, companionship, amity, affection, mutual affection, warmth, warm feelings, understanding, fellow feeling
    British informalmateyness
  • 2 she flushed at the memory of their earlier intimacy
    sexual relations, sexual intercourse, sex, intercourse, lovemaking, act of love, carnal knowledge, sexual congress, congress
    formalcoition, coitus, copulation
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