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Word: sensuous

Definition: giving pleasure to the senses; pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses; sensuous feeling of soft velvet on the skin


Sentences Containing 'sensuous'

Without this relationship we have no direct means of making the sensuous material of art awaken an answering echo in others.
After a partial cessation of his sensuous life, the soul of man, or its organs rather, are reinvigorated each day, and his Genius tries again what noble life it can make.

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