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Pronunciation:  lu'siveeus

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  driven by lust; preoccupied with or exhibiting lustful desires; "libidinous orgies"

LASCIVIOUS is a 10 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: lewd, libidinous, lustful, sexy



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Las*civ"i*ous\, a. [L. lascivia wantonness, fr.
lascivus wanton; cf. Gr. (?) lecherous, (?) to wish, Skr.
lash to desire.]
1. Wanton; lewd; lustful; as, lascivious men; lascivious
   desires. --Milton.

2. Tending to produce voluptuous or lewd emotions.

         He capers nimbly in a lady's chamber To the
         lascivious pleasing of a lute.        --Shak.
   -- {Las*civ"i*ous*ly}, adv. -- {Las*civ"i*ous*ness}, n.

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