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sensuous
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The Great Gatsby
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  • She was in the middle thirties, and faintly stout, but she carried her surplus flesh sensuously as some women can.
  • I love New York on summer afternoons when every one’s away. There’s something very sensuous about it — overripe, as if all sorts of funny fruits were going to fall into your hands.
  • The word "sensuous," had the effect of further disquieting Tom, but before he could invent a protest the coupe came to a stop, and Daisy signaled us to draw up alongside.

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  • I made the bed with sensuous silk sheets.
  • She claims the tango as the most sensuous of dance forms.

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