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used in The Guardian

5 uses
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relating to pleasing the body's senses (in contrast to the intellect) — especially of sexual sensation
  • When she lifted the wineglass and took a sip, puckering her lips as she did so, Mike knew it was one of the most sensual things he'd ever seen.
    Sixteen (45% in)
  • In the years since Jim had died, she'd had those moments when she felt rather .... sensual, she liked to call it; but it had been so long since she'd been to bed with a man, she'd sort of come to accept celibacy as a permanent way of life.
    Twenty-two (6% in)
  • There was something sensual about a woman when she was doing those things, something that spoke of her desire to be considered attractive, Mike thought as he watched.
    Twenty-three (10% in)
  • Sensual.
    Thirty-one (40% in)
  • Julie .... her tears as she watched Phantom of the Opera .... the sensual touch of her fingers as she cut his hair .... her empathy when he lied about his mother dying unexpectedly .... how proud she seemed when she introduced him to her friends at the bar ....
    Thirty-seven (97% in)

There are no more uses of "sensual" in The Guardian.

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