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sen·su·al

(sen'shū-ăl),
1. Relating to the body and the senses, as distinguished from the intellect or spirit.
2. Denoting bodily or sensory pleasure, not necessarily sexual.
[L. sensualis, endowed with feeling]

sensual

[sen′sho̅o̅·əl]
Etymology: L, sensualis
pertaining to a great interest in sex, food, or other sense-satisfying topics.

sen·su·al

(sen'shū-ăl)
1. Relating to the body and the senses, as distinguished from the intellect or spirit.
2. Denoting bodily or sensory pleasure, not necessarily sexual.
[L. sensualis, endowed with feeling]

sen·su·al

(sen'shū-ăl)
1. Relating to the body and the senses, as distinguished from the intellect or spirit.
2. Denoting bodily or sensory pleasure, not necessarily sexual.
[L. sensualis, endowed with feeling]
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Le Male is fresh with notes of lime and peppermint, wormwood, bergamot and cardamom, lavendar and orange blossom and a warm, sensual base of wood, musk, amber and vanilla.
Looking completely fresh, James Lee Byars's Eros, 1992 (the sole inclusion by a deceased artist), transforms a Minimalist trope into a kind of sensual essence.
Les Dames du bois de Boulogne from 1945, can almost be reduced to one extraordinary, sensual, yet noncommittal image: the curious half-smile on Helene's (Maria Casares) face, which is almost unchanged before she hears of her lover's boredom and after.
The Taurean woman loves the sensual and earthy pleasures of life.
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What bloke wouldn't enjoy his missus doing a sensual dance for him.
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At each woman's lowest point on the road to recovery, a handsome interloper, usually in the form of a chocolate-brown, sensitive and sensual man, fills the void she's been using weekly shopping sprees to satiate.