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sensuous
used in The Awakening

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relating to pleasure from the body's senses rather than from the mind
  • The touch of the sea is sensuous, enfolding the body in its soft, close embrace.
    Chapter 6 (96% in)
sensuous = relating to pleasure from the body's senses rather than from the mind
  • Never had that lady seemed a more tempting subject than at that moment, seated there like some sensuous Madonna, with the gleam of the fading day enriching her splendid color.
    Chapter 5 (46% in)
  • The excessive physical charm of the Creole had first attracted her, for Edna had a sensuous susceptibility to beauty.
    Chapter 7 (5% in)
  • He stood close to her, and the effrontery in his eyes repelled the old, vanishing self in her, yet drew all her awakening sensuousness.
    Chapter 25 (75% in)
  • The touch of the sea is sensuous, enfolding the body in its soft, close embrace.
    Chapter 39 (82% in)

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