Lascivious

Las*civ"i*ous

(ls*sv"*s), a. [L. lascivia wantonness, fr. lascivus wanton; cf. Gr. la`stauros lecherous, lh^n to wish, Skr. lash to desire.] 1. Wanton; lewd; lustful; as, lascivious men; lascivious desires. Milton.
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2. Tending to produce voluptuous or lewd emotions.
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He capers nimbly in a lady's chamber
To the lascivious pleasing of a lute.
Shak.

-- Las*civ"i*ous*ly, adv. -- Las*civ"i*ous*ness, n.
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