Examples of prurient in a Sentence
He took a prurient interest in her personal life.
a book that appealed to the prurient curiosity of its readers
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To me, that speculation always seemed prurient
The Snowman Boring and incoherent, this is a slow, dull, prurient film about a serial killer, going around severing the heads of female victims.
Time has passed since Moises Alou’s overreaction and Alex S. Gonzalez’s error and Bartman’s instinct but the prurient interest remains.
The assumption at first is that the girls’ captor has prurient interests in mind.
But for some people, what begins as prurient curiosity eventually leads them to jail.
Several of the names have brought prurient snickers from those with creatively immoral minds.
Every time a plot feels corny or prurient or preachy, there’s an acknowledgment in the dialogue.
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