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alluring

  • adjective satellite highly attractive and able to arouse hope or desire
    beguiling; tempting; enticing.
    • an alluring prospect
    • her alluring smile
    • the voice was low and beguiling
    • difficult to say no to an enticing advertisement
    • a tempting invitation
  • verb dispose or incline or entice to
    allure; tempt.
    • We were tempted by the delicious-looking food

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eroticism

  • noun a state of anticipation of sexuality
    erotism.
  • noun the arousal of feelings of sexual desire
    sexiness; erotism; amorousness; amativeness.

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bacchanalian

  • adjective satellite used of riotously drunken merrymaking
    bacchic; orgiastic; bacchanal; carousing.
    • a night of bacchanalian revelry
    • carousing bands of drunken soldiers
    • orgiastic festivity

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agitative

  • adjective satellite causing or tending to cause anger or resentment
    provoking; agitating.
    • a provoking delay at the airport

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absorbing

  • adjective satellite capable of arousing and holding the attention
    riveting; engrossing; gripping; fascinating.
    • a fascinating story
  • verb become imbued
    absorb.
    • The liquids, light, and gases absorb

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galvanizing

  • adjective satellite affected by emotion as if by electricity; thrilling
    galvanising; electric; galvanic.
    • gave an electric reading of the play
    • the new leader had a galvanic effect on morale
  • verb to stimulate to action
    galvanise; startle; galvanize.
    • ..startled him awake
    • galvanized into action

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magnetic

  • adjective of or relating to or caused by magnetism
    • magnetic forces
  • adjective having the properties of a magnet; i.e. of attracting iron or steel
    magnetized; magnetised.
    • the hard disk is covered with a thin coat of magnetic material

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reminiscent

  • adjective satellite serving to bring to mind
    remindful; evocative; redolent; resonant.
    • cannot forbear to close on this redolent literary note"- Wilder Hobson
    • a campaign redolent of machine politics

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foul

  • noun an act that violates the rules of a sport
  • verb hit a foul ball

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beset

  • verb annoy continually or chronically
    chivy; chevy; chevvy; harass; hassle; chivvy; harry; plague; molest; provoke.
    • He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked
    • This man harasses his female co-workers
  • verb assail or attack on all sides: "The zebra was beset by leopards"
    set upon.

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galvanising

  • adjective satellite affected by emotion as if by electricity; thrilling
    galvanizing; electric; galvanic.
    • gave an electric reading of the play
    • the new leader had a galvanic effect on morale
  • verb to stimulate to action
    galvanise; startle; galvanize.
    • ..startled him awake
    • galvanized into action

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naughty

  • adjective satellite suggestive of sexual impropriety
    blue; juicy; gamy; racy; spicy; risque; gamey.
    • a blue movie
    • blue jokes
    • he skips asterisks and gives you the gamy details
    • a juicy scandal
    • a naughty wink
    • naughty words
    • racy anecdotes
    • a risque story
    • spicy gossip
  • adjective satellite badly behaved
    • a naughty boy

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tonic

  • noun lime- or lemon-flavored carbonated water containing quinine
    tonic water; quinine water.
  • noun a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring
    soda pop; soda water; pop; soda.
    • in New England they call sodas tonics

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soul-stirring

  • adjective satellite exciting strong but not unpleasant emotions
    stirring.
    • a stirring speech

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pitch

  • noun the property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration
  • noun (baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter
    delivery.

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carnal

  • adjective satellite marked by the appetites and passions of the body
    fleshly; sensual; animal.
    • animal instincts
    • carnal knowledge
    • fleshly desire
    • a sensual delight in eating
    • music is the only sensual pleasure without vice
  • adjective of or relating to the body or flesh
    • carnal remains

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degraded

  • adjective satellite unrestrained by convention or morality
    debauched; libertine; dissolute; fast; degenerate; dissipated; riotous; profligate.
    • Congreve draws a debauched aristocratic society
    • deplorably dissipated and degraded
    • riotous living
    • fast women
  • verb reduce the level of land, as by erosion
    degrade.

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horny

  • adjective satellite feeling great sexual desire
    turned on; randy; ruttish; steamy; aroused.
    • feeling horny
  • adjective satellite having horns or hornlike projections
    • horny coral
    • horny (or horned) frog

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seditious

  • adjective satellite arousing to action or rebellion
    rabble-rousing; inflammatory; incitive; incendiary; instigative.
  • adjective satellite in opposition to a civil authority or government
    subversive; insurgent.

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profligate

  • noun a dissolute man in fashionable society
    rake; rip; rakehell; blood; roue.
  • noun a recklessly extravagant consumer
    prodigal; squanderer.

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subversive

  • noun a radical supporter of political or social revolution
    revolutionary; subverter; revolutionist.
  • adjective satellite in opposition to a civil authority or government
    insurgent; seditious.

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pictorial

  • noun a periodical (magazine or newspaper) containing many pictures
  • adjective pertaining to or consisting of pictures
    pictural.
    • pictorial perspective
    • pictorial records

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red-hot

  • adjective satellite having strong sexual appeal
    toothsome; luscious; juicy; voluptuous.
    • juicy barmaids
    • a red-hot mama
    • a voluptuous woman
    • a toothsome blonde in a tight dress
  • adjective satellite newest or most recent
    hot.
    • news hot off the press
    • red-hot information

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pornographic

  • adjective satellite designed to arouse lust
    adult.
    • pornographic films and magazines
    • adult movies

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rousing

  • noun the act of arousing
    arousal.
    • the purpose of art is the arousal of emotions
  • verb become active
    bestir; rouse.
    • He finally bestirred himself

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interesting

  • adjective arousing or holding the attention
  • verb excite the curiosity of; engage the interest of
    interest.

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dissolute

  • adjective satellite unrestrained by convention or morality
    debauched; libertine; fast; degenerate; degraded; dissipated; riotous; profligate.
    • Congreve draws a debauched aristocratic society
    • deplorably dissipated and degraded
    • riotous living
    • fast women

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disgusting

  • adjective satellite highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    distasteful; skanky; loathly; loathsome; repellant; repellent; foul; disgustful; repelling; yucky; revolting; wicked.
    • a disgusting smell
    • distasteful language
    • a loathsome disease
    • the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
    • revolting food
    • a wicked stench
  • verb fill with distaste
    gross out; repel; revolt; disgust.
    • This spoilt food disgusts me

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incitive

  • adjective satellite arousing to action or rebellion
    rabble-rousing; inflammatory; incendiary; instigative; seditious.

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abhorrent

  • adjective satellite offensive to the mind
    detestable; repulsive; repugnant; obscene.
    • an abhorrent deed
    • the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee
    • morally repugnant customs
    • repulsive behavior
    • the most repulsive character in recent novels

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plaguey

  • adjective satellite likely to spread and cause an epidemic disease
    pestilential; pestiferous; pestilent.
    • a pestilential malignancy in the air"- Jonathan Swift
    • plaguey fevers
  • adjective satellite causing irritation or annoyance
    pestering; nettlesome; plaguy; galling; teasing; vexing; pesky; bothersome; vexatious; annoying; pestiferous; irritating.
    • tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork
    • aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport
    • found it galling to have to ask permission
    • an irritating delay
    • nettlesome paperwork
    • a pesky mosquito
    • swarms of pestering gnats
    • a plaguey newfangled safety catch
    • a teasing and persistent thought annoyed him
    • a vexatious child
    • it is vexing to have to admit you are wrong

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luscious

  • adjective satellite having strong sexual appeal
    toothsome; red-hot; juicy; voluptuous.
    • juicy barmaids
    • a red-hot mama
    • a voluptuous woman
    • a toothsome blonde in a tight dress
  • adjective satellite extremely pleasing to the sense of taste
    pleasant-tasting; yummy; scrumptious; delectable; toothsome; delicious.

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oversexed

  • adjective satellite having excessive sexual desire or appeal
    highly-sexed.

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chivvy

  • verb annoy continually or chronically
    beset; chivy; chevy; chevvy; harass; hassle; harry; plague; molest; provoke.
    • He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked
    • This man harasses his female co-workers

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fervor

  • noun feelings of great warmth and intensity
    fervidness; fire; ardor; fervour; ardour; fervency.
    • he spoke with great ardor
  • noun the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up
    excitement; fervour; inflammation; excitation.
    • his face was flushed with excitement and his hands trembled
    • he tried to calm those who were in a state of extreme inflammation

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humdrum

  • noun the quality of wearisome constancy, routine, and lack of variety
    monotony; sameness.
    • he had never grown accustomed to the monotony of his work
    • he was sick of the humdrum of his fellow prisoners
    • he hated the sameness of the food the college served
  • adjective satellite not challenging; dull and lacking excitement
    prosaic; commonplace; unglamourous; unglamorous.
    • an unglamorous job greasing engines

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rabble

  • noun a disorderly crowd of people
    mob; rout.
  • noun disparaging terms for the common people
    riffraff; ragtag; ragtag and bobtail.

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smutty

  • adjective satellite characterized by obscenity
    nasty; cruddy; filthy; foul.
    • had a filthy mouth
    • foul language
    • smutty jokes
  • adjective satellite soiled with dirt or soot
    black.
    • with feet black from playing outdoors
    • his shirt was black within an hour

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analeptic

  • noun a medication used as a stimulant to the central nervous system
  • adjective satellite stimulating the central nervous system
    • an analeptic drug stimulates the central nervous system

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hideous

  • adjective satellite grossly offensive to decency or morality; causing horror
    outrageous; horrific; horrid.
    • subjected to outrageous cruelty
    • a hideous pattern of injustice
    • horrific conditions in the mining industry
  • adjective satellite so extremely ugly as to be terrifying
    repulsive.
    • a hideous scar
    • a repulsive mask

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amative

  • adjective satellite inclined toward or displaying love
    amorous.
    • feeling amorous

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leering

  • adjective satellite showing sly or knowing malice in a glance
    • she had run in fear of...his evil leering eye"- Amy Lowell
  • verb look suggestively or obliquely; look or gaze with a sly, immodest, or malign expression
    leer.
    • The men leered at the young women on the beach

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pestering

  • adjective satellite causing irritation or annoyance
    nettlesome; plaguey; plaguy; galling; teasing; vexing; pesky; bothersome; vexatious; annoying; pestiferous; irritating.
    • tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork
    • aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport
    • found it galling to have to ask permission
    • an irritating delay
    • nettlesome paperwork
    • a pesky mosquito
    • swarms of pestering gnats
    • a plaguey newfangled safety catch
    • a teasing and persistent thought annoyed him
    • a vexatious child
    • it is vexing to have to admit you are wrong
  • verb annoy persistently
    badger; beleaguer; pester; bug; tease.
    • The children teased the boy because of his stammer

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amorous

  • adjective satellite inclined toward or displaying love
    amative.
    • feeling amorous
  • adjective satellite expressive of or exciting sexual love or romance
    amatory; romantic.
    • her amatory affairs
    • amorous glances
    • a romantic adventure
    • a romantic moonlight ride

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skanky

  • adjective satellite highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    distasteful; disgusting; loathly; loathsome; repellant; repellent; foul; disgustful; repelling; yucky; revolting; wicked.
    • a disgusting smell
    • distasteful language
    • a loathsome disease
    • the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
    • revolting food
    • a wicked stench

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agitating

  • adjective satellite causing or tending to cause anger or resentment
    provoking; agitative.
    • a provoking delay at the airport
  • verb try to stir up public opinion
    stir up; agitate; foment.

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gamy

  • adjective satellite suggestive of sexual impropriety
    blue; naughty; juicy; racy; spicy; risque; gamey.
    • a blue movie
    • blue jokes
    • he skips asterisks and gives you the gamy details
    • a juicy scandal
    • a naughty wink
    • naughty words
    • racy anecdotes
    • a risque story
    • spicy gossip
  • adjective satellite (used of the smell of meat) smelling spoiled or tainted
    high; gamey.

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detestable

  • adjective satellite offensive to the mind
    abhorrent; repulsive; repugnant; obscene.
    • an abhorrent deed
    • the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee
    • morally repugnant customs
    • repulsive behavior
    • the most repulsive character in recent novels
  • adjective satellite unequivocally detestable
    abominable; execrable; odious.
    • abominable treatment of prisoners
    • detestable vices
    • execrable crimes
    • consequences odious to those you govern"- Edmund Burke

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repulsive

  • adjective satellite offensive to the mind
    abhorrent; detestable; repugnant; obscene.
    • an abhorrent deed
    • the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee
    • morally repugnant customs
    • repulsive behavior
    • the most repulsive character in recent novels
  • adjective possessing the ability to repel
    • a repulsive force

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resonant

  • adjective satellite characterized by resonance
    resonating; resounding; reverberating; reverberative.
    • a resonant voice
    • hear the rolling thunder
  • adjective satellite serving to bring to mind
    reminiscent; remindful; evocative; redolent.
    • cannot forbear to close on this redolent literary note"- Wilder Hobson
    • a campaign redolent of machine politics

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lustful

  • adjective satellite characterized by lust
    prurient; salacious; lubricious.
    • eluding the lubricious embraces of her employer
    • her sensuous grace roused his lustful nature
    • prurient literature
    • prurient thoughts
    • a salacious rooster of a little man
  • adjective satellite driven by lust; preoccupied with or exhibiting lustful desires
    lascivious; libidinous; lewd.
    • libidinous orgies

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frightening

  • noun the act of inspiring with fear
    terrorisation; terrorization.
  • verb cause fear in
    frighten; scare; fright; affright.
    • The stranger who hangs around the building frightens me
    • Ghosts could never affright her

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romantic

  • noun a soulful or amorous idealist
  • noun an artist of the Romantic Movement or someone influenced by Romanticism
    romanticist.

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fervour

  • noun the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up
    excitement; fervor; inflammation; excitation.
    • his face was flushed with excitement and his hands trembled
    • he tried to calm those who were in a state of extreme inflammation
  • noun feelings of great warmth and intensity
    fervor; fervidness; fire; ardor; ardour; fervency.
    • he spoke with great ardor

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graphic

  • noun an image that is generated by a computer
    computer graphic.
  • adjective satellite written or drawn or engraved
    graphical; in writing.
    • graphic symbols

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seductive

  • adjective tending to entice into a desired action or state

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repelling

  • adjective satellite highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    distasteful; skanky; disgusting; loathly; loathsome; repellant; repellent; foul; disgustful; yucky; revolting; wicked.
    • a disgusting smell
    • distasteful language
    • a loathsome disease
    • the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
    • revolting food
    • a wicked stench
  • verb cause to move back by force or influence
    repulse; beat back; repel; drive; push back; force back.
    • repel the enemy
    • push back the urge to smoke
    • beat back the invaders

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vitalizing

  • adjective satellite giving or having the power to give life and spirit
    life-giving.
    • returning the life-giving humus to the land"- Louis Bromfield
    • life-giving love and praise
    • the vitalizing rays of the warming sun
  • verb give life to
    vitalise; vitalize.
    • The eggs are vitalized

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yucky

  • adjective satellite highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    distasteful; skanky; disgusting; loathly; loathsome; repellant; repellent; foul; disgustful; repelling; revolting; wicked.
    • a disgusting smell
    • distasteful language
    • a loathsome disease
    • the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
    • revolting food
    • a wicked stench

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signal

  • noun any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message
    signaling; sign.
    • signals from the boat suddenly stopped
  • noun any incitement to action
    • he awaited the signal to start
    • the victory was a signal for wild celebration

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racy

  • adjective satellite full of zest or vigor
    lively.
    • a racy literary style
  • adjective satellite marked by richness and fullness of flavor
    robust; full-bodied; rich.
    • a rich ruby port
    • full-bodied wines
    • a robust claret
    • the robust flavor of fresh-brewed coffee

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excitant

  • noun a drug that temporarily quickens some vital process
    stimulant drug; stimulant.
  • adjective satellite (of drugs e.g.) able to excite or stimulate
    excitative; excitatory.

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lacerate

  • verb cut or tear irregularly
  • verb deeply hurt the feelings of; distress
    • his lacerating remarks

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engrossing

  • adjective satellite capable of arousing and holding the attention
    absorbing; riveting; gripping; fascinating.
    • a fascinating story
  • verb devote (oneself) fully to
    plunge; immerse; absorb; soak up; engross; engulf; steep.
    • He immersed himself into his studies

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provoking

  • adjective satellite causing or tending to cause anger or resentment
    agitating; agitative.
    • a provoking delay at the airport
  • verb call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
    raise; fire; enkindle; elicit; arouse; evoke; kindle; provoke.
    • arouse pity
    • raise a smile
    • evoke sympathy

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reviving

  • adjective satellite tending to impart new life and vigor to
    revitalising; renewing; revitalizing; restorative.
    • the renewing warmth of the sunshine
  • verb cause to regain consciousness
    resuscitate; revive.
    • The doctors revived the comatose man

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glamor

  • noun alluring beauty or charm (often with sex-appeal)
    glamour.

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harry

  • verb annoy continually or chronically
    beset; chivy; chevy; chevvy; harass; hassle; chivvy; plague; molest; provoke.
    • He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked
    • This man harasses his female co-workers
  • verb make a pillaging or destructive raid on (a place), as in wartimes
    ravage.

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animating

  • adjective satellite giving spirit and vivacity
    enlivening.
  • verb heighten or intensify
    invigorate; enliven; animate; inspire; exalt.
    • These paintings exalt the imagination

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elating

  • adjective satellite making lively and joyful
    exhilarating.
  • verb fill with high spirits; fill with optimism
    intoxicate; uplift; elate; pick up; lift up.
    • Music can uplift your spirits

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enchant

  • verb hold spellbound
    enthrall; ravish; delight; enthral; enrapture; transport.
  • verb attract; cause to be enamored
    capture; entrance; bewitch; fascinate; enamour; trance; captivate; beguile; charm; catch; becharm; enamor.
    • She captured all the men's hearts

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worrying

  • noun the act of harassing someone
    bedevilment; torment; badgering.
  • noun the act of moving something by repeated tugs or pushes
    • vigorous worrying finally loosened the saw

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amusive

  • adjective satellite providing enjoyment; pleasantly entertaining
    diverting; amusing.
    • an amusing speaker
    • a diverting story

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distasteful

  • adjective satellite not pleasing in odor or taste
    unsavoury; unsavory.
  • adjective satellite highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    skanky; disgusting; loathly; loathsome; repellant; repellent; foul; disgustful; repelling; yucky; revolting; wicked.
    • a disgusting smell
    • distasteful language
    • a loathsome disease
    • the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
    • revolting food
    • a wicked stench

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gripping

  • adjective satellite capable of arousing and holding the attention
    absorbing; riveting; engrossing; fascinating.
    • a fascinating story
  • verb hold fast or firmly
    grip.
    • He gripped the steering wheel

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diverting

  • adjective satellite providing enjoyment; pleasantly entertaining
    amusing; amusive.
    • an amusing speaker
    • a diverting story
  • verb turn aside; turn away from
    divert; deviate.

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fascinating

  • adjective satellite capable of arousing and holding the attention
    absorbing; riveting; engrossing; gripping.
    • a fascinating story
  • verb cause to be interested or curious
    intrigue; fascinate.

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urge

  • noun an instinctive motive
    impulse.
    • profound religious impulses
  • noun a strong restless desire
    itch.
    • why this urge to travel?

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wound

  • noun an injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin)
    lesion.
  • noun a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat
    injury; combat injury.

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newsworthy

  • adjective satellite sufficiently interesting to be reported in a newspaper

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shake

  • noun building material used as siding or roofing
    shingle.
  • noun frothy drink of milk and flavoring and sometimes fruit or ice cream
    milk shake; milkshake.

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orgiastic

  • adjective satellite used of frenzied sexual activity
  • adjective satellite used of riotously drunken merrymaking
    bacchic; bacchanalian; bacchanal; carousing.
    • a night of bacchanalian revelry
    • carousing bands of drunken soldiers
    • orgiastic festivity

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sensation

  • noun an unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation
    sense impression; sense experience; esthesis; aesthesis; sense datum.
    • a sensation of touch
  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; virtuoso; maven; adept; whiz; superstar; hotshot; star; whizz; wiz.

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toothsome

  • adjective acceptable to the taste or mind
    palatable.
    • palatable food
    • a palatable solution to the problem
  • adjective satellite extremely pleasing to the sense of taste
    pleasant-tasting; yummy; scrumptious; delectable; delicious; luscious.

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galvanic

  • adjective pertaining to or producing electric current by chemical action
    voltaic.
    • a galvanic cell
    • a voltaic (or galvanic) couple
  • adjective satellite affected by emotion as if by electricity; thrilling
    galvanizing; galvanising; electric.
    • gave an electric reading of the play
    • the new leader had a galvanic effect on morale

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steamy

  • adjective satellite filled with steam or emitting moisture in the form of vapor or mist
    steaming.
    • a steaming kettle
    • steamy towels
  • adjective satellite hot or warm and humid
    muggy; sticky.
    • muggy weather
    • the steamy tropics
    • sticky weather

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erotic

  • noun an erotic person
  • adjective satellite giving sexual pleasure; sexually arousing
    titillating.

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arouse

  • verb call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
    raise; fire; enkindle; elicit; evoke; kindle; provoke.
    • arouse pity
    • raise a smile
    • evoke sympathy
  • verb stop sleeping
    waken; come alive; wake; awake; awaken; wake up.
    • She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock

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hassle

  • noun an angry disturbance
    bother; trouble; fuss.
    • he didn't want to make a fuss
    • they had labor trouble
    • a spot of bother
  • noun disorderly fighting
    tussle; dogfight; scuffle; rough-and-tumble.

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glamourize

  • verb make glamorous and attractive
    glamourise; glamorise; glamorize.
    • This new wallpaper really glamorizes the living room!

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flush

  • noun the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
    prime; flower; blossom; efflorescence; peak; bloom; heyday.
  • noun a rosy color (especially in the cheeks) taken as a sign of good health
    rosiness; blush; bloom.

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corrupt

  • verb corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    pervert; debase; profane; misdirect; subvert; debauch; deprave; vitiate; demoralise; demoralize.
    • debauch the young people with wine and women
    • Socrates was accused of corrupting young men
    • Do school counselors subvert young children?
    • corrupt the morals
  • verb make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence
    grease one's palms; buy; bribe.
    • This judge can be bought

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adrenocorticotrophic

  • adjective satellite stimulating or acting on the adrenal cortex
    adrenocorticotropic.

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animate

  • verb heighten or intensify
    invigorate; enliven; inspire; exalt.
    • These paintings exalt the imagination
  • verb give lifelike qualities to
    animize; animise.
    • animated cartoons

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lifelike

  • adjective satellite evoking lifelike images within the mind
    graphic; vivid; pictorial.
    • pictorial poetry and prose
    • graphic accounts of battle
    • a lifelike portrait
    • a vivid description
  • adjective satellite free from artificiality
    natural.
    • a lifelike pose
    • a natural reaction

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aroused

  • adjective satellite aroused to action
    • the aroused opposition
  • verb call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
    raise; fire; enkindle; elicit; arouse; evoke; kindle; provoke.
    • arouse pity
    • raise a smile
    • evoke sympathy

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molest

  • verb harass or assault sexually; make indecent advances to
  • verb annoy continually or chronically
    beset; chivy; chevy; chevvy; harass; hassle; chivvy; harry; plague; provoke.
    • He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked
    • This man harasses his female co-workers

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aphrodisiac

  • noun a drug or other agent that stimulates sexual desire
  • adjective exciting sexual desire
    sexy; aphrodisiacal.

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glamorize

  • verb interpret romantically
    glamourise; romanticise; romanticize.
    • Don't romanticize this uninteresting and hard work!
  • verb make glamorous and attractive
    glamourise; glamorise; glamourize.
    • This new wallpaper really glamorizes the living room!

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adrenocorticotropic

  • adjective satellite stimulating or acting on the adrenal cortex
    adrenocorticotrophic.

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enticing

  • adjective satellite highly attractive and able to arouse hope or desire
    alluring; beguiling; tempting.
    • an alluring prospect
    • her alluring smile
    • the voice was low and beguiling
    • difficult to say no to an enticing advertisement
    • a tempting invitation
  • verb provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion
    lure; entice; tempt.
    • He lured me into temptation

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glamorise

  • verb make glamorous and attractive
    glamourise; glamourize; glamorize.
    • This new wallpaper really glamorizes the living room!

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voluptuous

  • adjective satellite having strong sexual appeal
    toothsome; luscious; red-hot; juicy.
    • juicy barmaids
    • a red-hot mama
    • a voluptuous woman
    • a toothsome blonde in a tight dress
  • adjective satellite (of a woman's body) having a large bosom and pleasing curves
    busty; sonsie; stacked; full-bosomed; bosomy; buxom; curvaceous; curvy; well-endowed; sonsy.
    • Hollywood seems full of curvaceous blondes
    • a curvy young woman in a tight dress

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pesky

  • adjective satellite causing irritation or annoyance
    pestering; nettlesome; plaguey; plaguy; galling; teasing; vexing; bothersome; vexatious; annoying; pestiferous; irritating.
    • tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork
    • aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport
    • found it galling to have to ask permission
    • an irritating delay
    • nettlesome paperwork
    • a pesky mosquito
    • swarms of pestering gnats
    • a plaguey newfangled safety catch
    • a teasing and persistent thought annoyed him
    • a vexatious child
    • it is vexing to have to admit you are wrong

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giving

  • noun the act of giving
    gift.
  • noun the imparting of news or promises etc.
    • he gave us the news and made a great show of the giving
    • giving his word of honor seemed to come too easily

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ribald

  • noun a ribald person; someone who uses vulgar and offensive language
  • adjective satellite humorously vulgar
    bawdy; off-color.
    • bawdy songs
    • off-color jokes
    • ribald language

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revolting

  • adjective satellite highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    distasteful; skanky; disgusting; loathly; loathsome; repellant; repellent; foul; disgustful; repelling; yucky; wicked.
    • a disgusting smell
    • distasteful language
    • a loathsome disease
    • the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
    • revolting food
    • a wicked stench
  • verb make revolution
    revolt.
    • The people revolted when bread prices tripled again

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interestingness

  • noun the power of attracting or holding one's attention (because it is unusual or exciting etc.)
    interest.
    • they said nothing of great interest
    • primary colors can add interest to a room

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bracing

  • noun a structural member used to stiffen a framework
    brace.
  • verb prepare (oneself) for something unpleasant or difficult
    brace; poise.

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excitatory

  • adjective satellite (of drugs e.g.) able to excite or stimulate
    excitant; excitative.

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inflammation

  • noun a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
    rubor; redness.
  • noun the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up
    excitement; fervour; fervor; excitation.
    • his face was flushed with excitement and his hands trembled
    • he tried to calm those who were in a state of extreme inflammation

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affecting

  • adjective satellite arousing affect
    poignant; touching.
    • the homecoming of the released hostages was an affecting scene
    • poignant grief cannot endure forever
    • his gratitude was simple and touching
  • verb have an effect upon
    impact; touch on; bear upon; bear on; touch; affect.
    • Will the new rules affect me?

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repugnant

  • adjective satellite offensive to the mind
    abhorrent; detestable; repulsive; obscene.
    • an abhorrent deed
    • the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee
    • morally repugnant customs
    • repulsive behavior
    • the most repulsive character in recent novels

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red

  • noun red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood
    redness.
  • noun a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows eastward from Texas along the southern boundary of Oklahoma and through Louisiana
    Red River.

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sexiness

  • noun the arousal of feelings of sexual desire
    eroticism; erotism; amorousness; amativeness.

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prosaic

  • adjective satellite not fanciful or imaginative
    matter-of-fact.
    • local guides describe the history of various places in matter-of-fact tones
    • a prosaic and unimaginative essay
  • adjective satellite lacking wit or imagination
    pedestrian; prosy; earthbound.
    • a pedestrian movie plot

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bacchanal

  • noun someone who engages in drinking bouts
    drunken reveller; drunken reveler; bacchant.
  • noun a drunken reveller; a devotee of Bacchus
    bacchant.

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stirring

  • noun agitating a liquid with an implement
    • constant stirring prevents it from burning on the bottom of the pan
  • noun arousing to a particular emotion or action
    inspiration.

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satyric

  • adjective of or relating to or having the characteristics of a satyr
    satyrical.
    • this satyric old man pursues young girls

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intimate

  • noun someone to whom private matters are confided
    confidant.
  • verb give to understand
    insinuate; adumbrate.
    • I insinuated that I did not like his wife

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provocative

  • adjective serving or tending to provoke, excite, or stimulate; stimulating discussion or exciting controversy
    • a provocative remark
    • a provocative smile
    • provocative Irish tunes which...compel the hearers to dance"- Anthony Trollope
  • adjective satellite exciting sexual desire
    • her gestures and postures became more wanton and provocative

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raunchy

  • adjective satellite earthy and sexually explicit
    • a raunchy novel
  • adjective satellite suggestive of or tending to moral looseness
    lewd; salacious; obscene.
    • lewd whisperings of a dirty old man
    • an indecent gesture
    • obscene telephone calls
    • salacious limericks

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loathly

  • adjective satellite highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    distasteful; skanky; disgusting; loathsome; repellant; repellent; foul; disgustful; repelling; yucky; revolting; wicked.
    • a disgusting smell
    • distasteful language
    • a loathsome disease
    • the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
    • revolting food
    • a wicked stench

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thrilling

  • adjective satellite causing a surge of emotion or excitement
    electrifying.
    • she gave an electrifying performance
    • a thrilling performer to watch
  • verb cause to be thrilled by some perceptual input
    thrill.
    • The men were thrilled by a loud whistle blow

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rabble-rousing

  • adjective satellite arousing to action or rebellion
    inflammatory; incitive; incendiary; instigative; seditious.

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nettlesome

  • adjective satellite causing irritation or annoyance
    pestering; plaguey; plaguy; galling; teasing; vexing; pesky; bothersome; vexatious; annoying; pestiferous; irritating.
    • tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork
    • aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport
    • found it galling to have to ask permission
    • an irritating delay
    • nettlesome paperwork
    • a pesky mosquito
    • swarms of pestering gnats
    • a plaguey newfangled safety catch
    • a teasing and persistent thought annoyed him
    • a vexatious child
    • it is vexing to have to admit you are wrong
  • adjective satellite easily irritated or annoyed
    peckish; testy; tetchy; petulant; cranky; techy; fractious; irritable; scratchy; pettish; peevish.
    • an incorrigibly fractious young man
    • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

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libertine

  • noun a dissolute person; usually a man who is morally unrestrained
    debauchee; rounder.
  • adjective satellite unrestrained by convention or morality
    debauched; dissolute; fast; degenerate; degraded; dissipated; riotous; profligate.
    • Congreve draws a debauched aristocratic society
    • deplorably dissipated and degraded
    • riotous living
    • fast women

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witch

  • noun a female sorcerer or magician
    enchantress.
  • noun a being (usually female) imagined to have special powers derived from the devil

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sexy

  • adjective marked by or tending to arouse sexual desire or interest
    • feeling sexy
    • sexy clothes
    • sexy poses
    • a sexy book
    • sexy jokes
  • adjective exciting sexual desire
    aphrodisiacal; aphrodisiac.

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dissipated

  • adjective satellite unrestrained by convention or morality
    debauched; libertine; dissolute; fast; degenerate; degraded; riotous; profligate.
    • Congreve draws a debauched aristocratic society
    • deplorably dissipated and degraded
    • riotous living
    • fast women
  • verb to cause to separate and go in different directions
    dispel; scatter; break up; disperse; dissipate.
    • She waved her hand and scattered the crowds

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exciting

  • adjective creating or arousing excitement
    • an exciting account of her trip
  • verb arouse or elicit a feeling
    excite.

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irritating

  • adjective satellite causing irritation or annoyance
    pestering; nettlesome; plaguey; plaguy; galling; teasing; vexing; pesky; bothersome; vexatious; annoying; pestiferous.
    • tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork
    • aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport
    • found it galling to have to ask permission
    • an irritating delay
    • nettlesome paperwork
    • a pesky mosquito
    • swarms of pestering gnats
    • a plaguey newfangled safety catch
    • a teasing and persistent thought annoyed him
    • a vexatious child
    • it is vexing to have to admit you are wrong
  • verb cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
    annoy; rag; devil; bother; vex; irritate; nettle; rile; get to; nark; get at; gravel; chafe.
    • Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me
    • It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves

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vivid

  • adjective satellite evoking lifelike images within the mind
    graphic; lifelike; pictorial.
    • pictorial poetry and prose
    • graphic accounts of battle
    • a lifelike portrait
    • a vivid description
  • adjective satellite having the clarity and freshness of immediate experience
    • a vivid recollection

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fleshly

  • adjective satellite marked by the appetites and passions of the body
    carnal; sensual; animal.
    • animal instincts
    • carnal knowledge
    • fleshly desire
    • a sensual delight in eating
    • music is the only sensual pleasure without vice

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on

  • adjective in operation or operational
    • left the oven on
    • the switch is in the on position
  • adjective (of events) planned or scheduled
    • the picnic is on, rain or shine
    • we have nothing on for Friday night

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sexed

  • adjective satellite having sexual differentiation
  • verb stimulate sexually
    turn on; arouse; excite; wind up; sex.
    • This movie usually arouses the male audience

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chivy

  • verb annoy continually or chronically
    beset; chevy; chevvy; harass; hassle; chivvy; harry; plague; molest; provoke.
    • He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked
    • This man harasses his female co-workers

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erotism

  • noun a state of anticipation of sexuality
    eroticism.
  • noun the arousal of feelings of sexual desire
    eroticism; sexiness; amorousness; amativeness.

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touching

  • noun the event of something coming in contact with the body
    touch.
    • he longed for the touch of her hand
    • the cooling touch of the night air
  • noun the act of putting two things together with no space between them
    touch.
    • at his touch the room filled with lights

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piquant

  • adjective satellite having an agreeably pungent taste
    savory; savoury; spicy; zesty.
  • adjective satellite engagingly stimulating or provocative
    salty.
    • a piquant wit
    • salty language

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enlivening

  • adjective satellite giving spirit and vivacity
    animating.
  • verb heighten or intensify
    invigorate; enliven; animate; inspire; exalt.
    • These paintings exalt the imagination

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off-color

  • adjective satellite in violation of good taste even verging on the indecent
    indelicate; off-colour.
    • an indelicate remark
    • an off-color joke
  • adjective satellite humorously vulgar
    bawdy; ribald.
    • bawdy songs
    • off-color jokes
    • ribald language

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poignant

  • adjective satellite arousing affect
    affecting; touching.
    • the homecoming of the released hostages was an affecting scene
    • poignant grief cannot endure forever
    • his gratitude was simple and touching
  • adjective satellite keenly distressing to the mind or feelings
    • poignant anxiety

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concupiscent

  • adjective satellite vigorously passionate
    lusty; lustful.

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chevy

  • verb annoy continually or chronically
    beset; chivy; chevvy; harass; hassle; chivvy; harry; plague; molest; provoke.
    • He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked
    • This man harasses his female co-workers

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tempting

  • adjective satellite highly attractive and able to arouse hope or desire
    alluring; beguiling; enticing.
    • an alluring prospect
    • her alluring smile
    • the voice was low and beguiling
    • difficult to say no to an enticing advertisement
    • a tempting invitation
  • verb dispose or incline or entice to
    allure; tempt.
    • We were tempted by the delicious-looking food

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enkindle

  • verb cause to start burning
    inflame; kindle; conflagrate.
    • The setting sun kindled the sky with oranges and reds
  • verb call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
    raise; fire; elicit; arouse; evoke; kindle; provoke.
    • arouse pity
    • raise a smile
    • evoke sympathy

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instigative

  • adjective satellite arousing to action or rebellion
    rabble-rousing; inflammatory; incitive; incendiary; seditious.

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evoke

  • verb call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
    raise; fire; enkindle; elicit; arouse; kindle; provoke.
    • arouse pity
    • raise a smile
    • evoke sympathy
  • verb evoke or provoke to appear or occur
    provoke; call forth; kick up.
    • Her behavior provoked a quarrel between the couple

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bothersome

  • adjective satellite causing irritation or annoyance
    pestering; nettlesome; plaguey; plaguy; galling; teasing; vexing; pesky; vexatious; annoying; pestiferous; irritating.
    • tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork
    • aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport
    • found it galling to have to ask permission
    • an irritating delay
    • nettlesome paperwork
    • a pesky mosquito
    • swarms of pestering gnats
    • a plaguey newfangled safety catch
    • a teasing and persistent thought annoyed him
    • a vexatious child
    • it is vexing to have to admit you are wrong

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irritative

  • adjective satellite (used of physical stimuli) serving to stimulate or excite
    irritating.
    • an irritative agent

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amatory

  • adjective satellite expressive of or exciting sexual love or romance
    amorous; romantic.
    • her amatory affairs
    • amorous glances
    • a romantic adventure
    • a romantic moonlight ride

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puff

  • noun a short light gust of air
    whiff; puff of air.
  • noun a light inflated pastry or puff shell

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corrupting

  • adjective satellite seducing into corrupt practices
  • verb corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    pervert; debase; profane; misdirect; subvert; debauch; deprave; vitiate; corrupt; demoralise; demoralize.
    • debauch the young people with wine and women
    • Socrates was accused of corrupting young men
    • Do school counselors subvert young children?
    • corrupt the morals

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pestiferous

  • adjective satellite contaminated with infecting organisms
    dirty.
    • dirty wounds
    • obliged to go into infected rooms"- Jane Austen
  • adjective satellite likely to spread and cause an epidemic disease
    pestilential; plaguey; pestilent.
    • a pestilential malignancy in the air"- Jonathan Swift
    • plaguey fevers

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stimulate

  • verb act as a stimulant
    excite.
    • The book stimulated her imagination
    • This play stimulates
  • verb cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner
    get; make; induce; have; cause.
    • The ads induced me to buy a VCR
    • My children finally got me to buy a computer
    • My wife made me buy a new sofa

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carousing

  • adjective satellite used of riotously drunken merrymaking
    bacchic; orgiastic; bacchanalian; bacchanal.
    • a night of bacchanalian revelry
    • carousing bands of drunken soldiers
    • orgiastic festivity
  • verb engage in boisterous, drunken merrymaking
    carouse; riot; roister.
    • They were out carousing last night

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unglamorous

  • adjective satellite not challenging; dull and lacking excitement
    humdrum; prosaic; commonplace; unglamourous.
    • an unglamorous job greasing engines

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breathtaking

  • adjective satellite tending to cause suspension of regular breathing
    breathless.
    • a breathless flight
    • breathtaking adventure

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inflammatory

  • adjective satellite characterized or caused by inflammation
    • an inflammatory process
    • an inflammatory response
  • adjective satellite arousing to action or rebellion
    rabble-rousing; incitive; incendiary; instigative; seditious.

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amorousness

  • noun a feeling of love or fondness
    enamoredness.
  • noun the arousal of feelings of sexual desire
    eroticism; sexiness; erotism; amativeness.

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libidinal

  • adjective belonging to the libido
    • libidinal impulses
    • libidinal gratification

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color

  • noun a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect
    colour; coloring; colouring.
    • a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light
  • noun interest and variety and intensity
    vividness; colour.
    • the Puritan Period was lacking in color
    • the characters were delineated with exceptional vividness

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teasing

  • noun the act of harassing someone playfully or maliciously (especially by ridicule); provoking someone with persistent annoyances
    tantalization; ribbing; tease.
    • he ignored their teases
    • his ribbing was gentle but persistent
  • noun playful vexation
    • the parody was just a form of teasing

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obscene

  • adjective satellite designed to incite to indecency or lust
    • the dance often becomes flagrantly obscene"-Margaret Mead
  • adjective satellite offensive to the mind
    abhorrent; detestable; repulsive; repugnant.
    • an abhorrent deed
    • the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee
    • morally repugnant customs
    • repulsive behavior
    • the most repulsive character in recent novels

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highly

  • adverb to a high degree or extent; favorably or with much respect
    extremely.
    • highly successful
    • He spoke highly of her
    • does not think highly of his writing
    • extremely interesting
  • adverb at a high rate or wage
    • highly paid workers

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chevvy

  • verb annoy continually or chronically
    beset; chivy; chevy; harass; hassle; chivvy; harry; plague; molest; provoke.
    • He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked
    • This man harasses his female co-workers

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corroborant

  • adjective satellite used of a medicine that is strengthening

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heady

  • adjective satellite marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters
    judicious; wise.
    • judicious use of one's money
    • a wise decision
  • adjective satellite extremely exciting as if by alcohol or a narcotic
    intoxicating.

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soul

  • noun the immaterial part of a person; the actuating cause of an individual life
    psyche.
  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; person; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do

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incendiary

  • noun a criminal who illegally sets fire to property
    arsonist; firebug.
  • noun a bomb that is designed to start fires; is most effective against flammable targets (such as fuel)
    firebomb; incendiary bomb.

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tame

  • verb correct by punishment or discipline
    chasten; subdue.
  • verb make less strong or intense; soften
    moderate; tone down.
    • Tone down that aggressive letter
    • The author finally tamed some of his potentially offensive statements

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lewd

  • adjective satellite suggestive of or tending to moral looseness
    salacious; obscene; raunchy.
    • lewd whisperings of a dirty old man
    • an indecent gesture
    • obscene telephone calls
    • salacious limericks
  • adjective satellite driven by lust; preoccupied with or exhibiting lustful desires
    lascivious; libidinous; lustful.
    • libidinous orgies

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charismatic

  • adjective satellite possessing an extraordinary ability to attract
    magnetic.
    • a charismatic leader
    • a magnetic personality

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repellant

  • noun a compound with which fabrics are treated to repel water
    repellent.
  • noun a chemical substance that repels animals
    repellent.

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amativeness

  • noun the arousal of feelings of sexual desire
    eroticism; sexiness; erotism; amorousness.

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libidinous

  • adjective satellite driven by lust; preoccupied with or exhibiting lustful desires
    lascivious; lustful; lewd.
    • libidinous orgies

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sexual

  • adjective of or relating to or characterized by sexuality
    • sexual orientation
    • sexual distinctions
  • adjective having or involving sex
    • sexual reproduction
    • sexual spores

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breathless

  • adjective not breathing or able to breathe except with difficulty
    dyspnoeal; dyspneic; dyspneal; dyspnoeic.
    • breathless at thought of what I had done
    • breathless from running
    • followed the match with breathless interest
  • adjective satellite tending to cause suspension of regular breathing
    breathtaking.
    • a breathless flight
    • breathtaking adventure

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raise

  • noun the amount a salary is increased
    wage hike; hike; rise; salary increase; wage increase.
    • he got a 3% raise
    • he got a wage hike
  • noun an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
    acclivity; upgrade; rise; climb; ascent.
    • the car couldn't make it up the rise

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dun

  • noun horse of a dull brownish grey color
  • noun a color or pigment varying around a light grey-brown color
    fawn; greyish brown; grayish brown.
    • she wore dun

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lubricious

  • adjective satellite having a smooth or slippery quality
    • the skin of cephalopods is thin and lubricious
  • adjective satellite characterized by lust
    lustful; prurient; salacious.
    • eluding the lubricious embraces of her employer
    • her sensuous grace roused his lustful nature
    • prurient literature
    • prurient thoughts
    • a salacious rooster of a little man

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hex

  • noun an evil spell
    curse; jinx; whammy.
    • a witch put a curse on his whole family
    • he put the whammy on me
  • verb cast a spell over someone or something; put a hex on someone or something
    bewitch; glamour; witch; enchant; jinx.

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intriguing

  • adjective satellite disturbingly provocative
    challenging.
    • an intriguing smile
  • verb cause to be interested or curious
    intrigue; fascinate.

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fast

  • noun abstaining from food
    fasting.
  • verb abstain from certain foods, as for religious or medical reasons
    • Catholics sometimes fast during Lent

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sex-starved

  • adjective satellite desiring but deprived of sexual gratification

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dysphemistic

  • adjective substitute a harsher or distasteful term for a mild one
    offensive.
    • `nigger' is a dysphemistic term for `African-American'

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randy

  • adjective satellite feeling great sexual desire
    turned on; ruttish; steamy; aroused; horny.
    • feeling horny

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stimulative

  • adjective capable of arousing or accelerating physiological or psychological activity or response by a chemical agent

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interest

  • noun a sense of concern with and curiosity about someone or something
    involvement.
    • an interest in music
  • noun a reason for wanting something done
    sake.
    • for your sake
    • died for the sake of his country
    • in the interest of safety
    • in the common interest

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prurient

  • adjective satellite characterized by lust
    lustful; salacious; lubricious.
    • eluding the lubricious embraces of her employer
    • her sensuous grace roused his lustful nature
    • prurient literature
    • prurient thoughts
    • a salacious rooster of a little man

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exhilarating

  • adjective satellite making lively and cheerful
    stimulating.
    • the exhilarating effect of mountain air
  • verb fill with sublime emotion
    thrill; tickle pink; inebriate; exalt; exhilarate; beatify.
    • The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies
    • He was inebriated by his phenomenal success

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aphrodisiacal

  • adjective exciting sexual desire
    sexy; aphrodisiac.

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rebarbative

  • adjective satellite serving or tending to repel
    repellant; repellent.
    • he became rebarbative and prickly and spiteful
    • I find his obsequiousness repellent

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jinx

  • noun a person believed to bring bad luck to those around him
    jonah.
  • noun an evil spell
    curse; hex; whammy.
    • a witch put a curse on his whole family
    • he put the whammy on me

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loving

  • adjective feeling or showing love and affection
    • loving parents
    • loving glances
  • verb have a great affection or liking for
    love.
    • I love French food
    • She loves her boss and works hard for him

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debauched

  • adjective satellite unrestrained by convention or morality
    libertine; dissolute; fast; degenerate; degraded; dissipated; riotous; profligate.
    • Congreve draws a debauched aristocratic society
    • deplorably dissipated and degraded
    • riotous living
    • fast women
  • verb corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    pervert; debase; profane; misdirect; subvert; debauch; deprave; vitiate; corrupt; demoralise; demoralize.
    • debauch the young people with wine and women
    • Socrates was accused of corrupting young men
    • Do school counselors subvert young children?
    • corrupt the morals

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life

  • noun a characteristic state or mode of living
    • social life
    • city life
    • real life
  • noun the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities
    living.
    • he could no longer cope with the complexities of life

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satyrical

  • adjective of or relating to or having the characteristics of a satyr
    satyric.
    • this satyric old man pursues young girls

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ruttish

  • adjective satellite feeling great sexual desire
    turned on; randy; steamy; aroused; horny.
    • feeling horny

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life-giving

  • adjective satellite giving or having the power to give life and spirit
    vitalizing.
    • returning the life-giving humus to the land"- Louis Bromfield
    • life-giving love and praise
    • the vitalizing rays of the warming sun

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fire

  • noun the event of something burning (often destructive)
    • they lost everything in the fire
  • noun the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy
    firing.
    • hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes
    • they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire

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insidious

  • adjective satellite beguiling but harmful
    • insidious pleasures
  • adjective satellite intended to entrap

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brisk

  • verb become brisk
    brisk up; brisken.
    • business brisked up
  • adjective satellite quick and energetic
    zippy; spanking; alert; snappy; lively; merry; rattling.
    • a brisk walk in the park
    • a lively gait
    • a merry chase
    • traveling at a rattling rate
    • a snappy pace
    • a spanking breeze

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cruddy

  • adjective satellite characterized by obscenity
    smutty; nasty; filthy; foul.
    • had a filthy mouth
    • foul language
    • smutty jokes

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excite

  • verb arouse or elicit a feeling
  • verb act as a stimulant
    stimulate.
    • The book stimulated her imagination
    • This play stimulates

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aware

  • adjective (sometimes followed by `of') having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization or perception
    cognisant; cognizant.
    • was aware of his opponent's hostility
    • became aware of her surroundings
    • aware that he had exceeded the speed limit
  • adjective bearing in mind; attentive to
    mindful.
    • ever mindful of her health
    • mindful of his responsibilities
    • mindful of these criticisms, I shall attempt to justify my action

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glamour

  • noun alluring beauty or charm (often with sex-appeal)
    glamor.
  • verb cast a spell over someone or something; put a hex on someone or something
    bewitch; hex; witch; enchant; jinx.

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shake_up

  • verb shock physically
    bump around; jar.
    • Georgia was shaken up in the Tech game
  • verb organize anew
    reorganize; reorganise.
    • We must reorganize the company if we don't want to go under

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plague

  • noun a serious (sometimes fatal) infection of rodents caused by Yersinia pestis and accidentally transmitted to humans by the bite of a flea that has bitten an infected animal
    pestilence; pestis; pest.
  • noun any epidemic disease with a high death rate
    pestilence; pest.

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adult

  • noun a fully developed person from maturity onward
    grownup.
  • noun any mature animal

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taunting

  • noun aggravation by deriding or mocking or criticizing
    twit; taunt.
  • verb harass with persistent criticism or carping
    rag; razz; bait; tantalize; twit; taunt; ride; tease; cod; rally; tantalise.
    • The children teased the new teacher
    • Don't ride me so hard over my failure
    • His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie

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turned_on

  • adjective satellite feeling great sexual desire
    randy; ruttish; steamy; aroused; horny.
    • feeling horny

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risque

  • adjective satellite suggestive of sexual impropriety
    blue; naughty; juicy; gamy; racy; spicy; gamey.
    • a blue movie
    • blue jokes
    • he skips asterisks and gives you the gamy details
    • a juicy scandal
    • a naughty wink
    • naughty words
    • racy anecdotes
    • a risque story
    • spicy gossip

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uninteresting

  • adjective arousing no interest or attention or curiosity or excitement
    • a very uninteresting account of her trip
  • adjective satellite characteristic or suggestive of an institution especially in being uniform or dull or unimaginative
    • institutional food

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glamorous

  • adjective satellite having an air of allure, romance and excitement
    glamourous.
    • glamorous movie stars

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bewitch

  • verb attract; cause to be enamored
    capture; entrance; fascinate; enamour; trance; captivate; beguile; charm; catch; becharm; enchant; enamor.
    • She captured all the men's hearts
  • verb attract strongly, as if with a magnet
    mesmerize; mesmerise; magnetize; magnetise; spellbind.
    • She magnetized the audience with her tricks

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lecherous

  • adjective satellite given to excessive indulgence in sexual activity
    • a lecherous gleam in his eye
    • a lecherous good-for-nothing

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profane

  • verb corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    pervert; debase; misdirect; subvert; debauch; deprave; vitiate; corrupt; demoralise; demoralize.
    • debauch the young people with wine and women
    • Socrates was accused of corrupting young men
    • Do school counselors subvert young children?
    • corrupt the morals
  • verb violate the sacred character of a place or language
    outrage; desecrate; violate.
    • desecrate a cemetery
    • violate the sanctity of the church
    • profane the name of God

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remindful

  • adjective satellite serving to bring to mind
    reminiscent; evocative; redolent; resonant.
    • cannot forbear to close on this redolent literary note"- Wilder Hobson
    • a campaign redolent of machine politics

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unexciting

  • adjective not stimulating
    unstimulating.
  • adjective not exciting
    • an unexciting novel
    • lived an unexciting life

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heartwarming

  • adjective satellite causing gladness and pleasure
    • Is there a sight more heartwarming than a family reunion?

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unglamourous

  • adjective satellite not challenging; dull and lacking excitement
    humdrum; prosaic; commonplace; unglamorous.
    • an unglamorous job greasing engines

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sex

  • noun activities associated with sexual intercourse
    sexual activity; sex activity; sexual practice.
    • they had sex in the back seat
  • noun either of the two categories (male or female) into which most organisms are divided
    • the war between the sexes

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revitalizing

  • adjective satellite tending to impart new life and vigor to
    revitalising; renewing; reviving; restorative.
    • the renewing warmth of the sunshine
  • verb restore strength
    regenerate; revitalize.
    • This food revitalized the patient

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excitement

  • noun the feeling of lively and cheerful joy
    exhilaration.
    • he could hardly conceal his excitement when she agreed
  • noun the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up
    fervour; fervor; inflammation; excitation.
    • his face was flushed with excitement and his hands trembled
    • he tried to calm those who were in a state of extreme inflammation

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revitalising

  • adjective satellite tending to impart new life and vigor to
    renewing; revitalizing; reviving; restorative.
    • the renewing warmth of the sunshine
  • verb give new life or vigor to
    revitalise; revitalize.

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tingling

  • noun a somatic sensation as from many tiny prickles
    prickling; tingle.
  • verb cause a stinging or tingling sensation
    tingle; prickle.

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vexatious

  • adjective satellite causing irritation or annoyance
    pestering; nettlesome; plaguey; plaguy; galling; teasing; vexing; pesky; bothersome; annoying; pestiferous; irritating.
    • tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork
    • aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport
    • found it galling to have to ask permission
    • an irritating delay
    • nettlesome paperwork
    • a pesky mosquito
    • swarms of pestering gnats
    • a plaguey newfangled safety catch
    • a teasing and persistent thought annoyed him
    • a vexatious child
    • it is vexing to have to admit you are wrong

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kindle

  • verb catch fire
    inflame.
    • The dried grass of the prairie kindled, spreading the flames for miles
  • verb cause to start burning
    inflame; enkindle; conflagrate.
    • The setting sun kindled the sky with oranges and reds

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electrifying

  • adjective satellite causing a surge of emotion or excitement
    thrilling.
    • she gave an electrifying performance
    • a thrilling performer to watch
  • verb excite suddenly and intensely
    electrify.
    • The news electrified us

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provoke

  • verb call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
    raise; fire; enkindle; elicit; arouse; evoke; kindle.
    • arouse pity
    • raise a smile
    • evoke sympathy
  • verb evoke or provoke to appear or occur
    evoke; call forth; kick up.
    • Her behavior provoked a quarrel between the couple

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stimulating

  • adjective rousing or quickening activity or the senses
    • a stimulating discussion
  • verb act as a stimulant
    excite; stimulate.
    • The book stimulated her imagination
    • This play stimulates

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beguiling

  • adjective satellite highly attractive and able to arouse hope or desire
    alluring; tempting; enticing.
    • an alluring prospect
    • her alluring smile
    • the voice was low and beguiling
    • difficult to say no to an enticing advertisement
    • a tempting invitation
  • verb influence by slyness
    juggle; hoodwink; beguile.

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galling

  • adjective satellite causing irritation or annoyance
    pestering; nettlesome; plaguey; plaguy; teasing; vexing; pesky; bothersome; vexatious; annoying; pestiferous; irritating.
    • tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork
    • aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport
    • found it galling to have to ask permission
    • an irritating delay
    • nettlesome paperwork
    • a pesky mosquito
    • swarms of pestering gnats
    • a plaguey newfangled safety catch
    • a teasing and persistent thought annoyed him
    • a vexatious child
    • it is vexing to have to admit you are wrong
  • verb become or make sore by or as if by rubbing
    chafe; gall; fret.

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prompt

  • noun a cue given to a performer (usually the beginning of the next line to be spoken)
    prompting.
    • the audience could hear his prompting
  • noun (computer science) a symbol that appears on the computer screen to indicate that the computer is ready to receive a command
    command prompt.

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challenging

  • adjective satellite requiring full use of your abilities or resources
    ambitious.
    • ambitious schedule
    • performed the most challenging task without a mistake
  • verb take exception to
    challenge; gainsay; dispute.
    • She challenged his claims

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mindful

  • adjective bearing in mind; attentive to
    aware.
    • ever mindful of her health
    • mindful of his responsibilities
    • mindful of these criticisms, I shall attempt to justify my action

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invigorating

  • adjective imparting strength and vitality
    • the invigorating mountain air
  • verb heighten or intensify
    invigorate; enliven; animate; inspire; exalt.
    • These paintings exalt the imagination

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upset

  • noun an unhappy and worried mental state
    perturbation; disturbance.
    • there was too much anger and disturbance
    • she didn't realize the upset she caused me
  • noun the act of disturbing the mind or body
    overthrow; derangement.
    • his carelessness could have caused an ecological upset
    • she was unprepared for this sudden overthrow of their normal way of living

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turned

  • adjective moved around an axis or center
  • verb change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense
    turn.
    • Turn towards me
    • The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face
    • She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs

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juicy

  • adjective full of juice
  • adjective satellite having strong sexual appeal
    toothsome; luscious; red-hot; voluptuous.
    • juicy barmaids
    • a red-hot mama
    • a voluptuous woman
    • a toothsome blonde in a tight dress

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restorative

  • noun a medicine that strengthens and invigorates
    tonic.
  • noun a device for treating injury or disease
    corrective.

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lascivious

  • adjective satellite driven by lust; preoccupied with or exhibiting lustful desires
    libidinous; lustful; lewd.
    • libidinous orgies

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glamourous

  • adjective satellite having an air of allure, romance and excitement
    glamorous.
    • glamorous movie stars

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elicit

  • verb call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
    raise; fire; enkindle; arouse; evoke; kindle; provoke.
    • arouse pity
    • raise a smile
    • evoke sympathy
  • verb deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning)
    draw out; extract; educe; evoke.
    • We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant

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spicy

  • adjective satellite having an agreeably pungent taste
    savory; piquant; savoury; zesty.
  • adjective satellite producing a burning sensation on the taste nerves
    hot.
    • hot salsa
    • jalapeno peppers are very hot

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salty

  • adjective satellite engagingly stimulating or provocative
    piquant.
    • a piquant wit
    • salty language
  • adjective containing or filled with salt
    • salt water

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degenerate

  • noun a person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior
    pervert; deviate; deviant.
  • verb grow worse
    drop; devolve; deteriorate.
    • Her condition deteriorated
    • Conditions in the slums degenerated
    • The discussion devolved into a shouting match

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disgustful

  • adjective satellite highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    distasteful; skanky; disgusting; loathly; loathsome; repellant; repellent; foul; repelling; yucky; revolting; wicked.
    • a disgusting smell
    • distasteful language
    • a loathsome disease
    • the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
    • revolting food
    • a wicked stench

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sensual

  • adjective satellite marked by the appetites and passions of the body
    fleshly; carnal; animal.
    • animal instincts
    • carnal knowledge
    • fleshly desire
    • a sensual delight in eating
    • music is the only sensual pleasure without vice
  • adjective satellite sexually exciting or gratifying
    sultry.
    • sensual excesses
    • a sultry look
    • a sultry dance

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annoying

  • noun the act of troubling or annoying someone
    annoyance; vexation; irritation.
  • verb cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
    annoy; rag; devil; bother; vex; irritate; nettle; rile; get to; nark; get at; gravel; chafe.
    • Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me
    • It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves

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riotous

  • adjective satellite produced or growing in extreme abundance
    luxuriant; lush; profuse; exuberant.
    • their riotous blooming
  • adjective satellite characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination
    tumultuous; troubled; turbulent; disruptive.
    • effects of the struggle will be violent and disruptive
    • riotous times
    • these troubled areas
    • the tumultuous years of his administration
    • a turbulent and unruly childhood

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salacious

  • adjective satellite characterized by lust
    lustful; prurient; lubricious.
    • eluding the lubricious embraces of her employer
    • her sensuous grace roused his lustful nature
    • prurient literature
    • prurient thoughts
    • a salacious rooster of a little man
  • adjective satellite suggestive of or tending to moral looseness
    lewd; obscene; raunchy.
    • lewd whisperings of a dirty old man
    • an indecent gesture
    • obscene telephone calls
    • salacious limericks

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sexual_urge

  • noun all of the feelings resulting from the urge to gratify sexual impulses
    sex.
    • he wanted a better sex life
    • the film contained no sex or violence

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excitative

  • adjective satellite (of drugs e.g.) able to excite or stimulate
    excitant; excitatory.

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autoerotic

  • adjective satellite sexually satisfying yourself (as by masturbation)

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refreshful

  • adjective satellite imparting vitality and energy
    tonic; refreshing; brisk; bracing; fresh.
    • the bracing mountain air

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bacchic

  • adjective satellite used of riotously drunken merrymaking
    orgiastic; bacchanalian; bacchanal; carousing.
    • a night of bacchanalian revelry
    • carousing bands of drunken soldiers
    • orgiastic festivity

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offensive

  • noun the action of attacking an enemy
    offense; offence.
  • adjective satellite violating or tending to violate or offend against
    violative.
    • violative of the principles of liberty
    • considered such depravity offensive against all laws of humanity

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harass

  • verb annoy continually or chronically
    beset; chivy; chevy; chevvy; hassle; chivvy; harry; plague; molest; provoke.
    • He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked
    • This man harasses his female co-workers
  • verb exhaust by attacking repeatedly
    • harass the enemy

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tickling

  • noun the act of tickling
    tickle; titillation.
  • verb touch (a body part) lightly so as to excite the surface nerves and cause uneasiness, laughter, or spasmodic movements
    tickle; titillate; vellicate.

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romance

  • noun a relationship between two lovers
    love affair.
  • noun an exciting and mysterious quality (as of a heroic time or adventure)
    romanticism.

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plaguy

  • adjective satellite causing irritation or annoyance
    pestering; nettlesome; plaguey; galling; teasing; vexing; pesky; bothersome; vexatious; annoying; pestiferous; irritating.
    • tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork
    • aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport
    • found it galling to have to ask permission
    • an irritating delay
    • nettlesome paperwork
    • a pesky mosquito
    • swarms of pestering gnats
    • a plaguey newfangled safety catch
    • a teasing and persistent thought annoyed him
    • a vexatious child
    • it is vexing to have to admit you are wrong
  • adverb in a disagreeable manner
    plaguey; plaguily.
    • it's so plaguey cold!

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hot

  • adjective used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning
    • hot stove
    • hot water
    • a hot August day
    • a hot stuffy room
    • she's hot and tired
    • a hot forehead
  • adjective satellite characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement; very intense
    raging.
    • the fighting became hot and heavy
    • a hot engagement
    • a raging battle
    • the river became a raging torrent

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insurgent

  • noun a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)
    freedom fighter; rebel; insurrectionist.
  • noun a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment
    guerrilla; guerilla; irregular.

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nasty

  • adjective offensive or even (of persons) malicious
    awful.
    • in a nasty mood
    • a nasty accident
    • a nasty shock
    • a nasty smell
    • a nasty trick to pull
    • Will he say nasty things at my funeral?"- Ezra Pound
  • adjective satellite exasperatingly difficult to handle or circumvent
    tight.
    • a nasty problem
    • a good man to have on your side in a tight situation

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amusing

  • adjective satellite providing enjoyment; pleasantly entertaining
    diverting; amusive.
    • an amusing speaker
    • a diverting story
  • verb occupy in an agreeable, entertaining or pleasant fashion
    disport; amuse; divert.
    • The play amused the ladies

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animal

  • noun a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
    animate being; brute; beast; fauna; creature.
  • adjective satellite marked by the appetites and passions of the body
    fleshly; carnal; sensual.
    • animal instincts
    • carnal knowledge
    • fleshly desire
    • a sensual delight in eating
    • music is the only sensual pleasure without vice

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shrill

  • verb utter a shrill cry
    pipe; pipe up; shriek.
  • adjective satellite having or emitting a high-pitched and sharp tone or tones
    sharp.
    • a shrill whistle
    • a shrill gaiety

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wicked

  • adjective morally bad in principle or practice
  • adjective satellite having committed unrighteous acts
    sinful; unholy.
    • a sinful person

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repellent

  • noun a compound with which fabrics are treated to repel water
    repellant.
  • noun a chemical substance that repels animals
    repellant.

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bawdy

  • noun lewd or obscene talk or writing
    bawdry.
    • it was smoking-room bawdry
    • they published a collection of Elizabethan bawdy
  • adjective satellite humorously vulgar
    off-color; ribald.
    • bawdy songs
    • off-color jokes
    • ribald language

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intoxicating

  • adjective satellite causing
    intoxicant.
  • verb fill with high spirits; fill with optimism
    intoxicate; uplift; elate; pick up; lift up.
    • Music can uplift your spirits

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stir

  • noun a prominent or sensational but short-lived news event
    splash.
    • he made a great splash and then disappeared
  • noun emotional agitation and excitement

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glamourise

  • verb interpret romantically
    romanticise; romanticize; glamorize.
    • Don't romanticize this uninteresting and hard work!
  • verb make glamorous and attractive
    glamorise; glamourize; glamorize.
    • This new wallpaper really glamorizes the living room!

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stimulant

  • noun any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action
    stimulation; stimulus; input.
  • noun a drug that temporarily quickens some vital process
    excitant; stimulant drug.

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lusty

  • adjective satellite vigorously passionate
    lustful; concupiscent.
  • adjective satellite endowed with or exhibiting great bodily or mental health
    hearty; red-blooded; full-blooded.
    • a hearty glow of health

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blue

  • noun blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime
    blueness.
    • he had eyes of bright blue
  • noun blue clothing
    • she was wearing blue

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commonplace

  • noun a trite or obvious remark
    banality; platitude; cliche; bromide.
  • adjective satellite completely ordinary and unremarkable
    • air travel has now become commonplace
    • commonplace everyday activities

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electric

  • noun a car that is powered by electricity
    electric automobile; electric car.
  • adjective using or providing or producing or transmitting or operated by electricity
    electrical.
    • electric current
    • electric wiring
    • electrical appliances
    • an electrical storm

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excitation

  • noun the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up
    excitement; fervour; fervor; inflammation.
    • his face was flushed with excitement and his hands trembled
    • he tried to calm those who were in a state of extreme inflammation
  • noun the neural or electrical arousal of an organ or muscle or gland
    innervation; irritation.

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fever_pitch

  • noun a state of extreme excitement
    • the crowd was at fever pitch

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highly-sexed

  • adjective satellite having excessive sexual desire or appeal
    oversexed.

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vexing

  • adjective satellite extremely annoying or displeasing
    exasperating; maddening; infuriating.
    • his cavelier curtness of manner was exasperating
    • I've had an exasperating day
    • her infuriating indifference
    • the ceaseless tumult of the jukebox was maddening
  • verb cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
    annoy; rag; devil; bother; vex; irritate; nettle; rile; get to; nark; get at; gravel; chafe.
    • Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me
    • It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves

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redolent

  • adjective satellite serving to bring to mind
    reminiscent; remindful; evocative; resonant.
    • cannot forbear to close on this redolent literary note"- Wilder Hobson
    • a campaign redolent of machine politics
  • adjective satellite (used with `of' or `with') noticeably odorous
    smelling.
    • the hall was redolent of floor wax
    • air redolent with the fumes of beer and whiskey

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moving

  • adjective in motion
    • a constantly moving crowd
    • the moving parts of the machine
  • verb change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically
    go; travel; move; locomote.
    • How fast does your new car go?
    • We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus
    • The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect
    • The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell
    • news travelled fast

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uninspired

  • adjective satellite having no intellectual or emotional or spiritual excitement
    • the production was professional but uninspired
  • adjective satellite deficient in originality or creativity; lacking powers of invention
    unimaginative; uninventive; sterile.
    • a sterile ideology lacking in originality
    • unimaginative development of a musical theme
    • uninspired writing

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bluff

  • noun a high steep bank (usually formed by river erosion)
  • noun pretense that your position is stronger than it really is
    • his bluff succeeded in getting him accepted

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haunting

  • adjective satellite continually recurring to the mind
    persistent.
    • haunting memories
    • the cathedral organ and the distant voices have a haunting beauty"- Claudia Cassidy
  • verb follow stealthily or recur constantly and spontaneously to
    stalk; haunt.
    • her ex-boyfriend stalked her
    • the ghost of her mother haunted her

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hurt

  • noun any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
    harm; injury; trauma.
  • noun psychological suffering
    suffering; distress.
    • the death of his wife caused him great distress

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filthy

  • adjective satellite disgustingly dirty; filled or smeared with offensive matter
    nasty; foul.
    • as filthy as a pigsty
    • a foul pond
    • a nasty pigsty of a room
  • adjective satellite vile; despicable
    lousy; dirty.
    • a dirty (or lousy) trick
    • a filthy traitor

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titillating

  • adjective satellite pleasantly and superficially exciting
  • verb touch (a body part) lightly so as to excite the surface nerves and cause uneasiness, laughter, or spasmodic movements
    tickle; titillate; vellicate.

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off

  • verb kill intentionally and with premeditation
    murder; slay; dispatch; remove; hit; bump off; polish off.
    • The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered
  • adjective not in operation or operational
    • the oven is off
    • the lights are off

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refreshing

  • adjective satellite imparting vitality and energy
    refreshful; tonic; brisk; bracing; fresh.
    • the bracing mountain air
  • verb refresh one's memory
    brush up; review; refresh.
    • I reviewed the material before the test

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temptable

  • adjective satellite susceptible to temptation

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up

  • verb raise
    • up the ante
  • adjective being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level
    • the anchor is up
    • the sun is up
    • he lay face up
    • he is up by a pawn
    • the market is up
    • the corn is up

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colour

  • noun any material used for its color
    color; coloring material; colouring material.
    • she used a different color for the trim
  • noun a race with skin pigmentation different from the white race (especially Blacks)
    color; people of color; people of colour.

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humble

  • verb cause to be unpretentious
    • This experience will humble him
  • verb cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of
    abase; chagrin; mortify; humiliate.
    • He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss

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evocative

  • adjective satellite serving to bring to mind
    reminiscent; remindful; redolent; resonant.
    • cannot forbear to close on this redolent literary note"- Wilder Hobson
    • a campaign redolent of machine politics

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loathsome

  • adjective satellite causing or able to cause nausea
    queasy; vile; nauseous; offensive; sickening; noisome; nauseating.
    • a nauseating smell
    • nauseous offal
    • a sickening stench
  • adjective satellite highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    distasteful; skanky; disgusting; loathly; repellant; repellent; foul; disgustful; repelling; yucky; revolting; wicked.
    • a disgusting smell
    • distasteful language
    • a loathsome disease
    • the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
    • revolting food
    • a wicked stench

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fever

  • noun a rise in the temperature of the body; frequently a symptom of infection
    febricity; feverishness; febrility; pyrexia.
  • noun intense nervous anticipation
    • in a fever of resentment

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thought

  • noun the content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about
    idea.
    • it was not a good idea
    • the thought never entered my mind
  • noun the process of using your mind to consider something carefully
    cerebration; thinking; mentation; intellection; thought process.
    • thinking always made him frown
    • she paused for thought

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renewing

  • adjective satellite tending to impart new life and vigor to
    revitalising; revitalizing; reviving; restorative.
    • the renewing warmth of the sunshine
  • verb reestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new
    regenerate; renew.
    • We renewed our friendship after a hiatus of twenty years
    • They renewed their membership

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thought-provoking

  • adjective satellite stimulating interest or thought
    challenging.
    • a challenging hypothesis
    • a thought-provoking book

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gamey

  • adjective satellite suggestive of sexual impropriety
    blue; naughty; juicy; gamy; racy; spicy; risque.
    • a blue movie
    • blue jokes
    • he skips asterisks and gives you the gamy details
    • a juicy scandal
    • a naughty wink
    • naughty words
    • racy anecdotes
    • a risque story
    • spicy gossip
  • adjective satellite (used of the smell of meat) smelling spoiled or tainted
    high; gamy.

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starved

  • adjective satellite suffering from lack of food
    starving.
  • verb be hungry; go without food
    starve; famish; hunger.
    • Let's eat--I'm starving!

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fresh

  • adjective recently made, produced, or harvested
    • fresh bread
    • a fresh scent
    • fresh lettuce
  • adjective satellite (of a cycle) beginning or occurring again
    • a fresh start
    • fresh ideas

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entertaining

  • adjective satellite agreeably diverting
    • an entertaining puppet show
    • films should be entertaining
  • verb provide entertainment for
    entertain.

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riveting

  • adjective satellite capable of arousing and holding the attention
    absorbing; engrossing; gripping; fascinating.
    • a fascinating story
  • verb direct one's attention on something
    center; centre; pore; focus; concentrate; rivet.
    • Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies

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rush

  • noun the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner
    hurry; haste; rushing.
    • in his haste to leave he forgot his book
  • noun a sudden forceful flow
    upsurge; spate; surge.

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charged

  • adjective of a particle or body or system; having a net amount of positive or negative electric charge
    • charged particles
    • a charged battery
  • verb to make a rush at or sudden attack upon, as in battle
    charge; bear down.
    • he saw Jess charging at him with a pitchfork

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