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risqué
used in Howards End

2 uses
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Definition
bordering on sexual impropriety or suggestive of it
  • "M—m—m—m!" from Mr. Wilcox, who thought the episode amusing, if risque.
    Chapter 16 (81% in)
  • He discountenanced risque conversations now.
    Chapter 26 (90% in)

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