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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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We must conclude, that if they be young, of a black complexion, and hairie, and are likewise somewhat discoloured in their cheeks, that they have a spirit of salacity, and feele within themselves a frequent titillation, their seed being hot and prurient, doth irritate and inflame them to Venery.(2)
While the salacity of much of Sabbath's sexual activity cannot be denied, most of his erotic adventures seem to aspire less toward joyous physical contentment than toward a rather nervous proclamation of what he calls "the satanic side of sex" (20).
The award to the Lawrence Eagle- Tribune is absolutely incomprehensible, unless one proposes that it was intended to signal intrinsic qualities of journalism: hysteria, racism, misrepresentation, salacity, barbarous ignorance.