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sensuous

adjective
(1) Referring to the senses, especially sexual, rather than the intellect. 
(2) Referring to a person who is physically and/or sexually attractive.

sensuous

(sĕn′shū-ŭs) [L. sensus, a feeling]
1. Pert. to or affecting the senses.
2. Susceptible to influence through the senses.
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Their overall themes are performing pain, pain and suffering in Franciscan devotion, and sensuous suffering through word and image.
Sensuous means strong involvement of our senses, five or, maybe, six, some will argue.
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When it arrives in 2016, this elegant and sensuous new car will build on the success of our current models and will play a key part in fulfilling Rolls-Royce Motor Car's commitment to long-term sustainable growth.
Antony Villain, Director, Exterior Design Studio said "Simple, sensuous and warm: these are the three words that sum up the design of Clio - just like that of DeZir.
The entire look has oodles of oomph and somewhere it also reflects her own style statement, which is sensuous but not overtly sexy".
The result is a series whose sensuous design with soft, flowing contours leads into a world of original, archaic shapes.
It also inspires the new fragrance Sensuous, launching on Monday - marking 55 years of fine fragrance since the launch of the debut scent, Youth Dew, in 1953.
Meanwhile, Jonathan (Rafe Spall), who's engaged to Lucy's equally sensuous confidante Mina (Stephanie Leonidas), is dispatched to Transylvania to meet Dracula (Marc Warren), whom we first meet as an old panting geezer with long stringy hair, yellowing claws for fingernails and a predilection for sucking on photographs of pretty young things.
Romare Bearden: The Caribbean Dimension", co-authored by Sally Price and her husband Richard (both of whom are professor of American Studies, Anthropology, and History at the College of William and Mary in Virginia) showcases the life and work of the African American artist Romare Bearden (1911-1988) and his Caribbean work during his last twenty years with its themes of 'enchanted places and lush forest settings for sensuous female nudes.
Mosley's eye for detail, such as the decor of an apartment, is sensuous.
AT THE PALAZZO FALIER ON VENICE'S GRAND CANAL, ORIENTAL AND GOTHIC INFLUENCES EVOKE THE CITY'S APPETITE FOR SENSUOUS DISPLAY.