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Definition very desirable
in various senses, including:
  • delicious — especially sweet and juicy — as in "a luscious peach"
  • pleasing or delightful — as in "the luscious scenery"
  • sexually appealing — as in "Can you introduce me to that luscious woman in the skimpy bikini?"
  • a bowl of luscious-looking peaches
luscious = very desirable
  • a luscious girl with luscious lips
  • The book is filled with luscious landscape photographs.
  • For who could hate or bear a grudge
    Against a luscious bit of fudge?
    Roald Dahl  --  Charlie And The Chocolate Factory
  • luscious = delicious
  • Chocolate is ... brown and luscious!
    Sharon M. Draper  --  Tears of a Tiger
  • luscious = very desirable
  • It was a clear little stream which ran quite merrily along on its narrow way through the luscious damp greenness.
    Frances Hodgson Burnett  --  The Secret Garden
  • Yes, buy them, by all means; and may the peaches be luscious in your mouth, Judge Pyncheon!
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The House of the Seven Gables
  • Her hair is thick and brown, the color of a rotten branch teeming with luscious ants.
    Katherine Applegate  --  The One and Only Ivan
  • If you didn't smell so appallingly luscious, he might not have bothered.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Twilight
  • Bright the carriage looked, sleek the horses looked, gleaming the harness looked, luscious and lasting the liveries looked.
    Charles Dickens  --  Little Dorrit
  • The cheeses hardening at the edges, the sulfur-drenched grapes, luscious and shiny as wax, plumped with blood from the dying field workers of California.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat's Eye
  • He spotted a harp in one corner, a loom in another, and a big cooking pot where the stew was bubbling, filling the cavern with luscious smells.
    Rick Riordan  --  The House of Hades
  • She took the prescription and gave him one last, luscious smile.
    W. Somerset Maugham  --  Of Human Bondage
  • In the early days when I looked on Lois as merely the luscious machine, I had allowed certain scarcely perceptible changes to be made in my appearance.
    Robert Penn Warren  --  All the King's Men
  • My suffering was increased by my certainty that no tomato would ever let her luscious bosom heave against my chest.
    Russell Baker  --  Growing Up
  • Her cheeks were hollow and her mouth small, not luscious, more like a slit drawn hastily with a marker or a child's crayon.
    Sarah Dessen  --  That Summer
  • See you tonight, luscious.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Crank
  • I imagined greenwheat and cornfields spreading over the mountainsides, luscious fruits hanging down from the branches of the trees.
    Li Cunxin  --  Mao's Last Dancer
  • They freeze and hang, beautifully red and luscious-looking, for the whole winter—the color truly is wonderful against the snow.
    Gary Paulsen  --  Woodsong
  • Grapes, plums, pears, melons were ripe and luscious.
    Zane Grey  --  The Heritage of the Desert

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