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fleshly


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fleshly  \Flesh"ly\,  a.  [AS.  ?.] 
  1.  Of  or  pertaining  to  the  flesh;  corporeal.  ``Fleshly 
  bondage.''  --Denham. 
 
  2.  Animal;  not?vegetable.  --Dryden. 
 
  3.  Human;  not  celestial;  not  spiritual  or  divine.  ``Fleshly 
  wisdom.''  --2  Cor.  i.  12. 
 
  Much  ostentation  vain  of  fleshly  arm  And  fragile 
  arms.  --Milton. 
 
  4.  Carnal;  wordly;  lascivious. 
 
  Abstain  from  fleshly  lusts,  which  war  against  the 
  soul.  --1  Pet.  ii 
  11. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fleshly  \Flesh"ly\,  adv 
  In  a  fleshly  manner;  carnally;  lasciviously.  [Obs.] 
  --Chaucer. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fleshly 
  adj  :  of  the  appetites  and  passions  of  the  body;  "animal 
  instincts";  "carnal  knowledge";  "fleshly  desire";  "a 
  sensual  delight  in  eating";  "music  is  the  only  sensual 
  pleasure  without  vice"  [syn:  {animal(a)},  {carnal},  {sensual}] 




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