1. BayView

    BayView Huh. Interesting. Contributor

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    Word needed... mildly steamy context

    Discussion in 'Word Mechanics' started by BayView, Mar 26, 2017.

    It's on the tip of my tongue, but it's not coming any further. And I may be fooling myself about the tip-of-the-tongue thing anyway.

    But I'm looking for a word that means, like, smushing things together so they combine, like taking two balls of playdough and making one bigger ball out of it.

    For context...

    They’d gasp into each other’s mouths, rut against each other as if trying to join their bodies not just sexually but in some sort of _______ ______.​

    I want to say "miasmic bond", but that's really not what "miasmic" means. But that rhythm of words, if that makes sense.

    Anybody able to help out?
     
  2. Laurin Kelly

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    Coalescent bond?
     
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    Not quite what you're describing, but symbiotic, maybe?
     
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    Ooh, coalesce might work somehow. Maybe not with bond, but... somehow...
     
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    Jeff: My advice is to get them off right after your shoes and before your trousers... that's the sock gap. Miss it and suddenly you're a naked man in socks. No self-respecting woman will let a naked man in socks do the squelchy with her.
    (British TV show Coupling)
    OK, not really. I just couldn't help offering the quote.
     
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    There is what I suspect a uniquely British term which describes just this, and it's 'meld / melding' - I also think it's a bastardisation of 'blend' and 'melt.'

    I think 'amalgamated' would also do it.
     
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  7. BayView

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    I think meld is a universal word...

    Hmmm...
     
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    Possibly. It may be that it's uniquely American then o_O
     
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    Homer Potvin The game sour like a pickle be.... Contributor

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    Cosmic (or stellar) accretion? That's when black holes or neutron stars strip material from neighboring stars. Short of a nuclear bond, it's one of the strongest attractive forces in the universe.
     
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    An ionic bond is a bond between atoms. I like cosmic bond, too.

    What about a harmonious bond? Or harmonic bond?

    There's other related words you could use, but you'd need to reword it a bit. Metal melts together to form an alloy... maybe there's some kind of metaphor there you could use? Merge, melt, meld, alloy, combine, fuse, marry...

    Good luck, Kate. :)
     
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    ...sort of, ethereal bond...

    Or interpenetration? < steamy?

    ^ I've struggled with the very subject previously—that's the best I came up with.
     
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    Corporeally entwined.
    Blending of...(choose your favorite word to add).

    They became like that of binary stars, radiant and united by their attraction
    by the laws of their passion. (Binary stars orbit each other in gravitational
    lock with neither able to break away from the other.)

    IDK, pretty much everything else I can think of is magnetic metaphors.

    Hope you find the right words you're looking for. :)
     
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