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Word: salacious

Definition: lascivious; lustful; Ex. salacious monk


More Vocab Words

::: obsequy - funeral ceremony
::: metallurgical - pertaining to the art of removing metals from ores; N. metallurgy: science that deals with extracting metals from ores
::: asperity - sharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter
::: kinetic - producing motion; of motion
::: vixen - female fox; ill-tempered woman; CF. shrew
::: palpable - tangible; (of something bad) easily perceptible; obvious; Ex. palpable blunder
::: nuptial - related to marriage or the wedding ceremony; N. nuptials: wedding ceremony
::: intrinsic - essential; inherent; built-in
::: plight - difficult condition; condition or state (esp. a bad state or condition); predicament
::: staccato - played in an abrupt manner; marked by abrupt sharp sound; Ex. staccato applause