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amorous

adjective

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of, relating to, exciting, or expressing sexual attraction or desire
  • male birds engage in amorous behavior—nest-building, singing, showing off their finery—in order to attract females

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“Amorous.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/amorous. Accessed 4 Jun. 2020.

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