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salacious

A poetic (i.e., non-medical) adjective referring to sexual arousal, in particular with an element of or basis in indecency or lechery.

salacious

(sĕ-lā′shŭs) [L. salax, lustful]
Lustful or inciting to lust.
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(18) While Parker's statement references the town's salaciously imagined--if ultimately curious or "right queer"--coupling of Joe Christmas and Joe Brown (nee Lucas Burch), Percy's self-evident homoerotic desire for Joe does have echoes in Christmas and Brown's extant mapped relationship.
We salaciously passed on the gossip, thrilled to be so close to the birth of such a taboo curse.
(19) Removing her veil and unpinning her red hair, Magdala seeks access to Christ by singing and dancing for soldiers she had once entertained more salaciously: "By the feet that danced for you, by the voice that sang for you, by the beauty that delighted you--Marcellus, let me pass!" Resisting her overtures, Marcellus dismisses any connection between beauty and Jesus: "Beauty!
"And I had only ever met him once," Clive salaciously revealed.
Accompanied by an unseemly soundtrack, involving electric noises and a continual flushing sound, water salaciously sluices around the hole and its concentric rims, conjuring cycles of hoarding and waste.
Lawyers for Robert Jaffe asked a Manhattan federal court to dismiss four counts in the SEC s civil fraud lawsuit, while complaining that the regulator was wrong to be "salaciously branding Jaffe a henchman of Bernie Madoff."
And it's the kind of salaciously succulent story adored by every testosterone-twitchy newspaper editor on the planet.
As he trundles a noisy trash cart behind her, the camera lingering salaciously on her tightly-wrapped, portentously-vibrating rear end, MacSam intones appreciatively: "Hey baby, don' be cruel.
It has great passages--the reconstruction of Borne's witty conversation, the' Letters from Helgoland' which purport to anticipate and celebrate the July Revolution of 1830, the satirical account of a gathering of exiled revolutionaries, and the reflection on the opposed Hellene and Nazarene character-types--but it aroused, and still arouses, incredulous ridicule by claiming the moral high ground while salaciously accusing Borne of living in a menage a trois.
In general, the letters salaciously seem to promise Eliot's most private thoughts and feelings regarding the developing problems with his first wife, Vivienne Haigh-Wood, perhaps in relation to his conversion to Anglicanism in 1927.
"Writing 'Sex and the Pagan Symbol' for CURVE made for some fascinating banter at our annual lesbian moms' potluck that December, as our friends glanced salaciously at our Christmas tree and considered the possibilities of their own pagan symbols once the kids were in bed." Her work has been published in And Baby, Proud Parenting, Alternative Family Magazine and her book, The Brides of March: Memoir of a Same-Sex Marriage is out this month at thebridesofmarch.com.