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prurient

pru·ri·ent

prurient

 
 
pronunciation:
pru ri nt
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having lewd or indecent thoughts.
similar words:
lecherous
definition 2: characterized by or causing lewdness or lust.
Prurient behavior may be expected of customers at a strip club, but there are limits.There were no photographs, but there were prurient descriptions.
similar words:
lascivious, lecherous, lewd, obscene
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derivations: pruriently (adv.), prurience (n.), pruriency (n.)