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lascivious
used in The Magic Mountain

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Definition
excessively driven by, demonstrating, or provoking sexual desires
  • It was furtive, lascivious, sordid—nourishment sucked in and excreted, an exhalation of carbon dioxide and other foul impurities of a mysterious origin and nature.
    5.7 - Research (46% in)
  • So much for pathology, the study of disease, with an emphasis on bodily pain, which at the same time was an emphasis on the body, an emphasis on its pleasures—disease was life's lascivious form.
    5.7 - Research (96% in)
  • Yes, we might note that there was much to discuss and share: about matter as a disreputable degeneration of the immaterial, about life as an impudency of matter, about illness as life's lascivious form.
    6.1 - Changes (96% in)

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