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lecherous
used in The Fountainhead

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Definition
inappropriately excessive in sexual interest or activity — usually said of men
  • She stood in the speaker's pulpit of an unaired hall and looked at a flat sheet of faces, faces lecherously eager with the sense of their own virtue.
    1.12 — Part 1 Chapter 12 (12% in)
  • Order was restored, but not to the faces of the crowd: the faces remained lecherously self-righteous.
    2.12 — Part 2 Chapter 12 (63% in)

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