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sensual
used in Picture of Dorian Gray - 13 chapter version

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Definition
relating to pleasing the body's senses (in contrast to the intellect) — especially of sexual sensation
  • The face was saturnine and swarthy, and the sensual lips seemed to be twisted with disdain.
    Chapter 9 (86% in)
  • He would examine with minute care, and often with a monstrous and terrible delight, the hideous lines that seared the wrinkling forehead or crawled around the heavy sensual mouth, wondering sometimes which were the more horrible, the signs of sin or the signs of age.
    Chapter 9 (8% in)
  • There was still some gold in the thinning hair and some scarlet on the sensual lips.
    Chapter 11 (17% in)

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