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erotic

 [ĕ-rot´ik]
1. charged with sexual feeling.
2. pertaining to sexual desire.

e·rot·ic

(ĕ-rot'ik),
Lustful; relating to sexual passion; able to produce sexual arousal.
[G. erōtikos, relating to love, fr. erōs, love]

erotic

/erot·ic/ (ĕ-rot´ik)
1. charged with sexual feeling.
2. pertaining to sexual desire.

erotic

(ĭ-rŏt′ĭk)
adj.
Of, relating to, or tending to arouse sexual desire.

e·rot′ic n.
e·rot′i·cal·ly adv.

erotic

adjective Referring to that which is sexually stimulating or arousing.

erotic

adjective Referring to eroticism, sexual love or to its imagery in daydream, fantasy, or dream, either autonomously or in response to a perceptual stimulus, and either alone or with one or more partners. See Sexual.

e·rot·ic

(ĕ-rot'ik)
Lustful; relating to sexual passion; having the quality to produce sexual arousal.
[G. erōtikos, relating to love, fr. erōs, love]
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