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lecherous
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • A figure that had seemed to him by day demure and innocent came towards him by night through the winding darkness of sleep, her face transfigured by a lecherous cunning, her eyes bright with brutish joy.
  • God had allowed him to see the hell reserved for his sins: stinking, bestial, malignant, a hell of lecherous goatish fiends.

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  • He had a lecherous gleam in his eye.
  • a lecherous good-for-nothing

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