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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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You can't fault Showtime for accentuating the salaciously carnal aspect of "The Tudors" in its marketing campaign for the show's second season, but, likewise, you can't blame viewers if they find the actual result a bit of a disappointing cheat.
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.
George Thompson salaciously alluded to this practice in his 1849 novel, New-York Life: The Mysteries of Upper Tendom Revealed.
Thus, this version had much more in common with a nuanced and more mature Romeo and Juliet than with a burlesque comedy that condemned and yet salaciously enjoyed the fantasy of the "whore.
The harem is carefully, not salaciously, described.
11) Among the ironies in such commentary one can see that those who lambaste what they see as the suffocatingly restrictive rules of Islam lack the historical perspective (despite their claims to being 'conservative' of the past) to remember that as recently as the 19th-century Orientalist attitudes towards the Near East were endlessly titillated by these very same Islamic cultures, which looked salaciously libertine when compared to Victorian 'conservative' values
Either she gives you her daughter or she pays," he smiled salaciously.
They reported, a touch salaciously it has to be said, the goings-on and comings-off, involving Mr B, at sex and cocaine parties and in an S&M brothel (at the former, our hero was apparently told come as you are, or in ladies underwear).