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lust

lust

 
 
pronunciation:
luhst
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: strong feelings of sexual desire.
synonyms:
carnality, concupiscence, desire, lasciviousness
similar words:
appetite, eroticism, lechery, passion, sexuality
definition 2: any great desire or enthusiasm (usu. fol. by for).
a lust for money
synonyms:
appetite, craving, desire, longing, passion
similar words:
cupidity, enthusiasm, greed, rage, relish
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: lusted, lusting, lusts
definition: to have or show great desire or enthusiasm, esp. sexual (often fol. by for or after).
synonyms:
desire, hunger, long
similar words:
ache, covet, hanker, pant, yearn