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Word: luscious

Definition: pleasing to taste or smell; delicious


Sentences Containing 'luscious'

British publication "The Telegraph" ranked "Damita Jo" in a list of "120 Essential Pop Albums", commenting the "luscious lost 2004 classic is like dining on a seven-course meal comprised entirely of melted marshmallows"; other publications remarked it to be "criminally underrated."
Each meets a lady of interest. One is the luscious heiress Liz LaBreche, whose wealth attracts Charlie every bit as much as the rest of her does.
I remember a certain luscious roll he gave to such phrases as 'The people's representatives in Parliament assembled,' 'Your petitioners therefore humbly approach your honourable house,' 'His gracious Majesty's unfortunate subjects,' as if the words were something real in his mouth, and delicious to taste; Mr. Micawber, meanwhile, listening with a little of an author's vanity, and contemplating (not severely) the spikes on the opposite wall.
It is known for its luscious and emotional sound, as talked about by the New York Times, as well as for its numerous performances throughout North America and Europe.
Laura Barnett of "The Guardian" wrote that the painting depicts "two all-American archetypes – a handsome man, a luscious blonde – in a steamy embrace".
One historian said that Gabrielle, in her portraits by Louise Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, generally looks "like some harvested and luscious fruit."

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