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lascivious

adjective Referring to or motivated by an overactive sex drive. It is a non-medical term.
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Brett Polegato was in top form as the Count, displaying seigneurial command but also a lick of lasciviousness and dash of danger.
His tiny moment of lasciviousness nails his complicity and the production's complexity.
Although this focus may be meticulous to a fault, it attends to the ways in which Percy departs from his sources in stripping away the religious message of the original myth, emphasizing the sexual magnetism of the play's central female figure, and degrading Muhammad by playing upon widespread Christian notions of his lasciviousness. Thus, Dimmock argues that Percy's retelling of a Muslim story 'belongs to a genre of medieval anti-Muslim refutations that depends upon exposing the absurdity and comedy at the heart of Islamic theology' (22).
If lasciviousness is what you're looking for, you need to go no further than the misogynistic opening track "Something in Your Mouth." With the subtlety of Tommy Lee in his X-rated home video with Pamela Anderson, Kroeger's degrading, hook-laden verses are accented by hooligan background vocals shouting out "Come on!," making Nickelback sound more like an angry mob than an accomplished rock band.
The man used more expletives than Howard Stern, but his obsession was linguistics, not lasciviousness. As Carlin told CNN in 2004, "Ill hadn't chosen the career of being a performer, I think linguistics would have been a natural area that I'd have loved--to teach it, probably.
That is why he in no way resembled the colorful lasciviousness of the classic mass murderers, but in everything he resembled the manager of the sanitation department--for he never killed people!' Mulisch's novelty lies in Eichman himself, "who represents the most horrifying category.
Romantic love by definition is unrequited and unsatisfied, caught in the toils of idealism and lasciviousness: "Renaissance love dialogues, based on Platonic and Neoplatonic conceptions of love and Christian moral values, reveal the ambiguous creative interaction of the lover's physical attraction and spiritual aspirations" (204).
Throughout the work children are seen to hover precariously over the gaping abyss of sin, whether in the form of ingratitude, cruelty, lasciviousness, treachery, or blasphemy.
My oldest children are about to go thru puberty enthralled by an African-American counterculture that celebrates the sexual degradation of women-women no different than Corretta Scott King or, for that matter, Rosa Parks; a subculture that attempts to dignify sexual lasciviousness, blatant chauvinism, children born and reared out of wedlock, African-American male egomaniacs (rapping mostly about themselves and how thug or hard or down they are), gun violence, ruthless greed ("Get Rich or Die Tryin"), absurd greed (flashy tire rims, dental "grills, "pimped" rides), questionable sports hero-worship (A.I., T.O., Kobe Bryant, etc.) and intellectual superficiality (hip-hop debases educated diction, scorns nonviolent conflict management, trivializes platonic relationships with women, etc.).
The website, All About Myths And Legends contends: ``The hare is an emblem of fertility, abundance, good fortune, sexuality, lasciviousness, lust, procreation, puberty, renewal, spring, rampant growth, excess and love.
Jhumpa Lahiri writes about these social phenomena as necessary social rituals through which they must go, though not as manifestations of lust and lasciviousness. Small wonder that the New York Times praised her as "a writer of uncommon elegance and poise."
Lawson-Roby is back again with another sultry, witty albeit scandalous tale of love, lust and lasciviousness in the House of the Lord.