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sultry

adjective A poetic (i.e., non-medical) term referring to a person, usually female, who is characterised by intense sexuality or who evokes intense sexual arousal in others.
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Which leaves plenty of space for the non-principal dancers - all clad (by William Ivey Long) in the slinkiest, sultriest of black - to do their thing.
The big colour, so I'm reliably informed is burgundy, and lips, nails and eyes will all be dressed up in this sultriest of reds.
But it had that comforting weekend, feet-up feel to it - and in the uptight city lawyer Harriet (Georgia Mackenzie) they've unearthed the sultriest minx to hit the countryside since Catherine Zeta Jones had us all sighing "Perfick".
According to the Columbia Encyclopedia, the Dog Days of Summer are considered to be the sultriest days of the year that occur between July 3 and August 11.
But fellow Strictly loser Nancy Dell'Olio stole the show as ever, reworking five gold rings as a sly "gold bling", coincidentally making her the sultriest in the Radio Times photoshoot.
As these dances can sometimes get a little tricky for the uninitiated, PRTC has a special surprise for Los Angeles' budding salseros: one-on-one lessons with a primetime TV figure who can break down the intricacies of one of the sultriest dances in the Americas.
Unfortunately for the former Mexican soap opera star, now the sultriest Latino actress in Hollywood, that's precisely how she comes across.
Traditionally the hottest month of the year, August brings with it temperatures that are expected to reach their peak, causing thermometers to burst and people to look for places to escape from the sultriest period of the season.