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lascivious

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1 depicting or referring to sexual matters in a way that is unacceptable in polite society
  • was criticized for making lascivious remarks that offended many in the group

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The first known use of lascivious was in the 15th century

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“Lascivious.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lascivious. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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