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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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Instead Ariosto's knight "relapses" into lustiness once more in the very next scene.
Othello fixes on her moist palm, and the heat of her hand signals her lustiness, the literal heat of passion: "This argues fruitfulness and liberal heart.
In short, an innocent black boy's feelings of impotence, to borrow from Wells's anti-lynching rhetoric, can be attributed to his encounter with two "unmanly" and "unrestrained" white men who revel in their own lustiness.