In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- If the process occurs too early or too late, if it is too strict or too libidinous, dire consequences will result.
- The result is an invigorating, boisterous look at a group of wildly cynical and libidinous college brats.
- That should be enough to stem our sometimes inexplicably ludicrous and potentially harmful libidinous urges.
- Taking on the libidinous cool of their idols but slowing things down a good deal, these guys certainly don't seem to mind extended patches of instrumental repetition, just as long as they've struck upon something cool.
- When it first came out, swing was libidinous, hedonistic devil music.
- I felt rather buoyed up by this and confirmed in my occasionally libidinous ways.
- The angry young man had turned into a disillusioned old man living on libidinous memories.
- Conceivably the room had not yet fully recovered from the assault on their libidinous sensibilities.
- In a culture famous for its libidinous ways, carnival is the wildest time of all.
- She produced a tape which she says lays bare the hypocrisy of a famous self-righteous director whom she depicts as a libidinous villain.
- High court sentences for lewd and libidinous behaviour, which includes some sex offences against children, also fell, from over five years to four.
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