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Synonyms for female

woman

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womanlike

Synonyms for female

of, relating to, or characteristic of women

Synonyms for female

an animal that produces gametes (ova) that can be fertilized by male gametes (spermatozoa)

being the sex (of plant or animal) that produces fertilizable gametes (ova) from which offspring develop

characteristic of or peculiar to a woman

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for or pertaining to or composed of women or girls

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Here I had the dickens' own time keeping the female from Juag's throat.
The study, published Monday, observed three American female cockroaches and found their egg cases, or oothecae,  matured faster when the females were together than when they were isolated, (http://www.
10 males and 11 females belong to an undescribed species of Lachesilla, in species group Corona, that is here described and illustrated.
As per promotion orders, 50 male and 38 female teachers of EST general grade 14, 64 male and 11 female teachers of SV, 12 male and 6 female of AT , one male and 7 female of PET, 7 male and 4 female of English, 2 each male and female of OT, 5 male and one female of DM have been promoted to grade 15.
The present article examines gender differences in college students' social goals, as some evidence exists that males and females will differ in their social goals.
Even the oldest female, at roughly 55 years of age, attracted markedly more male interest than did young adult females, ages 15 to 20 years.
To even out the number of male and female chicks, researchers found that they had to put some of the mama parrots on a diet.
Leaving the father to breed with his female offspring raises concerns, Savaujot said, but National Park Service officials have no plans to import more lions into the area to increase genetic diversity.
This well-conceived volume organizes 13 recent essays on the Black female body into a highly readable collection that not only provides an overview of scholarship in the field but also begins to chart new directions for further work.
Overall, the prevalence of having been forced to have sexual intercourse was higher among female (11.
In most cases of forced sexual activity, we are referring to a victim as a female and a perpetrator as a male.
The health and fitness media widely reported as-yet unpublished research conducted at the University of Buffalo last year showing that female runners who restricted their fat intake to 27% of caloric intake were more injury-prone than female runners who allowed fat to make up 30% of their diet.
The second is the person who can "resist and suffer with patience and fortitude" (xii); this model is private and traditionally gendered female.