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lascivious


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lascivious  \Las*civ"i*ous\,  a.  [L.  lascivia  wantonness,  fr 
  lascivus  wanton;  cf  Gr  (?)  lecherous,  (?)  to  wish,  Skr. 
  lash  to  desire.] 
  1.  Wanton;  lewd;  lustful;  as  lascivious  men;  lascivious 
  desires.  --Milton. 
 
  2.  Tending  to  produce  voluptuous  or  lewd  emotions. 
 
  He  capers  nimbly  in  a  lady's  chamber  To  the 
  lascivious  pleasing  of  a  lute.  --Shak. 
  --  {Las*civ"i*ous*ly},  adv  --  {Las*civ"i*ous*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  lascivious 
  adj  :  driven  by  lust;  preoccupied  with  or  exhibiting  lustful 
  desires;  "libidinous  orgies"  [syn:  {lewd},  {libidinous}, 
  {lustful}] 




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