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Salacious   /səlˈeɪʃəs/   Listen
Salacious

adjective
1.
Characterized by lust.  Synonyms: lubricious, lustful, prurient.  "Her sensuous grace roused his lustful nature" , "Prurient literature" , "Prurient thoughts" , "A salacious rooster of a little man"
2.
Suggestive of or tending to moral looseness.  Synonyms: lewd, obscene, raunchy.  "An indecent gesture" , "Obscene telephone calls" , "Salacious limericks"



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"Salacious" Quotes from Famous Books



... little more merciful, a little more careful of physical possibilities (but no whit less salacious) have taken it that Cesare was ...
— The Life of Cesare Borgia • Raphael Sabatini

... the Russian ballet. It is the English Folk Dance Society, and their performances at the Royal Horticultural Hall at Westminster the other day showed that the Russian ballet is not to have things all its own way. I am not going to moralise upon the salacious quality of some of the themes of our exotic visitors, but certainly it would be difficult to find a stronger contrast to their ruling passion than is presented by the purity and ...
— Punch, or the London Charivari, July 1, 1914 • Various



Words linked to "Salacious" :   salacity, sexy, dirty



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