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incestuous

adjective
     
in‧ces‧tu‧ous
1 involving sexual activity between people who are closely related in a family:
an incestuous relationship
2 involving a small group of people who only spend time with or help each other, not people outside the group - used to show disapproval:
an incestuous political community

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