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prurient
used in The Magic Mountain

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excessive or unhealthy interest in sexual matters; or intended to create such an interest
  • They watched as a rousing tale of love and murder in the court of an Oriental potentate unrolled silently before them; scene after opulent scene sped past, full of naked bodies, despotic lust, and abject servility blind in its zeal, full of cruelty, prurience, and fatal desire—and then suddenly the film slowed to linger revealingly on the muscular arm of an executioner.
    5.8 - Danse Macabre (85% in)

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