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luscious
used in Leaves of Grass

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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?"
  • I dote on myself, there is that lot of me and all so luscious, Each moment and whatever happens thrills me with joy, I cannot tell how my ankles bend, nor whence the cause of my faintest wish, Nor the cause of the friendship I emit, nor the cause of the friendship I take again.
    Book 3 — Song of Myself (41% in)
  • ...I did not hear, But now the chorus I hear and am elated, A tenor, strong, ascending with power and health, with glad notes of daybreak I hear, A soprano at intervals sailing buoyantly over the tops of immense waves, A transparent base shuddering lusciously under and through the universe, The triumphant tutti, the funeral wailings with sweet flutes and violins, all these I fill myself with, I hear not the volumes of sound merely, I am moved by the exquisite meanings, I listen to the...
    Book 30 — WHISPERS OF HEAVENLY DEATH (62% in)

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