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Word: lascivious

Definition: lustful


Sentences Containing 'lascivious'

He took Cucumetto one side, while the young girl, seated at the foot of a huge pine that stood in the center of the forest, made a veil of her picturesque head dress to hide her face from the lascivious gaze of the bandits.

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