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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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Miliband has spent his entire career cosying up to idiocy in the same way that a drunken lecher sidles over to the pub floozy at the end of a Saturday night.
Despite the various handicaps of mysterious fainting spells, a handsome husband who still lives with his mother, and a herd of show cows and their shifty owners, Magdalena Yoder manages to resolve the baffling attack on lusty old Doc Shafor, antiquarian cow show judge and friendly lecher.
Recently, Bodie traveled to San Antonio, Texas, with her manager, Bill Lecher, to speak at a National Children's Hospital conference regarding the department's achievement of effective patient transports (17.
At this time, when the popes were trying to impose celibacy on the reluctant clergy, Muhammad was portrayed by the scholar monks of Europe as a lecher, and Islam condemned--with ill-concealed envy--as a faith that encouraged Muslims to indulge their basest sexual instincts.
But alongside the respectable friend to liberty and the radical politician was the libeller of his king, blasphemer of his God, confirmed lecher and unashamed debtor.
It is a tribute then to the indefatigable American worker that he or she persistently manages to produce an enormous quantity of worthwhile goods and services despite widespread reports that he or she has degenerated into a shiftless loafer and lecher, and that the workplace itself has descended into a maelstrom-like state of advanced entropy.
It's become a ritual of latenight talk shows to turn presidential candidates into stock characters like Bush the Dumb Frat Boy, Gore the Know-It-All Stiff, Clinton the Gluttonous Lecher, or Reagan the Amiable Dunce.
In a chapter set in a publico van where the passengers all wear masks--the gringo, the elderly lovers, the angry young independista, the nervous nineteen-year-old girl, the lecher, the driver--not only can they not see behind each other's masks, they cannot see out of their own.
However, if you have been a lecher and suddenly you are acting like Muhammad, then you are going to be headed straight down to the landfill of consumer consciousness.
I am calling it Bogof's Law of Erotic Clothes Helping to Exhibit Rubbish, or LECHER for short.