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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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19th century - The Lustful Turk, or Lascivious Scenes From a Harem, was a pre-Victorian epistolary novel first published anonymously in 1828.
For Chris Brown, 19, his youthfulness gets channeled through his physical dexterity, his enviably lean physique and his lustful lyrics.
It seems she has often appeared in the "Green Porno" series of videos for the Sundance Channel - dressing up as lustful bugs such as a housefly.
the dominant and public version of virtuous women and virile men, and a lustful, uncontrollable sexuality of the rabble" (310).
You aren't lustful because some demon comes on you.
juggles his profound care for two children he didn't even father with his love for liquor, fly-fishing and going to bed with rich, lustful women.
In 1886, Charles Lwanga and twenty-one other young Catholic Ugandan men, including seventeen court pages between the ages of 13 and 30, were killed by the order of King Mwanga, a homosexual who preyed on the boys of his court to satisfy his lustful urgings.
While devices may be something of a vanilla term, the adjectives that Durchslag piled in front of it are anything but: he said that they're working toward creating devices that are "wickedly compelling, lustful, beautiful" that will "blow the minds away of people when they use them.
this potentially cliched setup doesn't go to where lustful minds might expect it would.
Bowers's Tragic Era popularized for an enormous audience the scholarly and racist version of Reconstruction, which saw it as an atrocity perpetrated on a blameless South by "emissaries of hate" from the North and incompetent, egotistic and lustful Southern African Americans.
Too, Casanova has become engaged to a lustful young virgin (Natalie Dormer), with whom Francesca's nebbishy brother (Charlie Cox) is hopelessly smitten.
Think, for example, of the TV series The L Word, which, in a totally new and politically correct context of gender equality, has resurrected the California-style naked woman, but this time as the object of the most lustful, same-sex passions.