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lust

A poetic (i.e., non-medical) term for intense sexual desire for another person or, less commonly, an object.
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As in the Anderson home, where Willie is lustfully mesmerized by Ruth, his attention in the Tilson home is focused elsewhere, mostly on its material comforts.
He "sounds like the descendant of Wilde's Dorian Gray", in the sense that although he loves his appearance and lustfully enjoys his young body, he still loves his "wrinkled and sagging wife" (Thomas 158).
In Ligabue's film, women are either absent (Bruno's girlfriend), ignored or exploited (the girl who reluctantly accompanies Freccia and his friends on their tour around Correggio), regarded simply as sexual objects (Boris and Tito lustfully look at girls while spying on another radio), or generally criticized (the most significant example being Freccia's mother who appears from the very beginning in a negative light).
Having consulted male and female friends and colleagues, how is it that they do not find themselves lustfully lured by these window dollies?
But believing gardening was as easy as it appeared in her books, she lustfully eyed the empty, sunny acre in front of her house.
Their desire was to make a gift of themselves to one another, lovingly, never to use one another, lustfully.
Another of several androgynous characters in the film, he looks on lustfully while masturbating, when Esmeralda and Antonio (another husband) make love in the prison cell.
Mladen puts his smokes--Walter Wolf--on the table and the other American poet eyes them lustfully.
When Orpheus descends into the Underworld to regain his bride, he is greeted by a variety of creatures: Hades reclines lustfully with Persephone, his mistress; two Fates laughingly cut the thread of humans' lives; Sisyphus pushes his rock; and Tantalus tries to drink water from the pool.
Beleaguered Republicans are mainly guilty of the sin of anger, a reasonable response to their turncoat members who acted like Democrats in lustfully voting "to expand an out-of-control entitlement" (p.
I could not believe it,'' she says of finding out that she was name-checked, somewhat lustfully, in ``Thunder on the Mountain,'' the lead track on the songwriting legend's last album, ``Modern Times.
Meanwhile, a young male passenger looks lustfully at the woman, clearly wishing she would get on.