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lecherous
used in King Lear

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Definition
inappropriately excessive in sexual interest or activity — usually said of men
  • My father compounded with my mother under the dragon's tail, and my nativity was under ursa major; so that it follows I am rough and lecherous.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — A Hall in the Earl of Gloster's Castle (72% in)

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