Luscious

Lus"cious

(?), a. [Prob. for lustious, fr. lusty, or perh. a corruption of luxurious. Cf. Lush, Lusty.]
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1. Sweet; delicious; very grateful to the taste; toothsome; excessively sweet or rich.
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And raisins keep their luscious, native taste.
Dryden.
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2. Cloying; fulsome.
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He had a tedious, luscious way of talking.
Jeffrey.
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3. Gratifying a depraved sense; obscene. [R.] Steele.

-- Lus"cious*ly, adv. -- Lus"cious*ness, n.
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