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sensuous
used in The Great Gatsby

3 uses
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Definition
relating to pleasure from the body's senses rather than from the intellect
  • She was in the middle thirties, and faintly stout, but she carried her surplus flesh sensuously as some women can.
    p. 25.9
sensuously = in an attractive or sexy manner
  • 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.
    p. 125.5
  • sensuous = relating to pleasure from the body's senses rather than from the mind
  • 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.
    p. 125.6
sensuous = relating to pleasure from the body's senses rather than from the mind
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