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lascivious
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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excessively driven by, demonstrating, or provoking sexual desires
  • He was lascivious, depraved—our much-appreciated holiday in the emergency room had taken a nasty turn.
    p. 435.6
  • When Owen caught her eye, she appeared to lose her confidence and her poise; the look he gave her was both challenging and lascivious.
    p. 220.1

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