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salacious

A poetic (i.e., non-medical) adjective referring to sexual arousal, in particular with an element of or basis in indecency or lechery.

salacious

(sĕ-lā′shŭs) [L. salax, lustful]
Lustful or inciting to lust.
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It was no different to Calendar Girls it wasn't salacious at all.
Implicit personality theory (Ashmore, Griffo, & Green, 2007; Schneider, 1973) could support either positive or negative views of suspects with salacious alibis.
The committee finds the material was inappropriate and did include material of a salacious nature.
He said: "This is not intended to add salacious detail or tittletattle.
When linguistics professor Aviva Goldberg is recovering from the end of a steady relationship, her two best friends come up with a salacious challenge--for her to bed thirty new men in the next year.
What: Jim Broadbent stars as a British politician whose good intentions involving himself in a controversial, salacious court case torpedoes his career.
Take, for example, one of the salacious sideshows of the recent midterm elections involving a Congressman's transmission of inappropriate e-mails to a young intern.
If it's salacious and completely unbelievable, it's probably in the Weekly World News, which recently turned its sardonic gaze on our corner of the industry.
Aided no doubt by its salacious title and frisky video, which features sexually adventurous women jockeying for space on Mizzle's lap, "She Bi" is the newest addition to a growing pop music trend: the straight male fascination with switch-hitting ladies.
Chiles was the author of a New York Times Op-Ed piece lamenting that retail space in his suburban, chain bookstore has been swallowed up by urban lit with salacious covers under the banner of "African American Literature," relegating all other black books to obscurity.
Enclosed with the letter was a composite tape of the most salacious episodes recorded by FBI microphones hidden in King's hotel and motel rooms over the previous ten months, a tape containing what a later Senate investigation would describe as "private life material".
Companies should educate their users to practice safe computing--that includes never opening unsolicited email attachments and discouraging the sending and receiving of joke files, pornography and screensavers,' This worm feeds on peoples willingness to receive salacious content on their desktop computer, but they could be putting their entire company's data at risk.