In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Overindulging in fun and frolic, in the company of silver-bodied damsels with musky tresses, he spent much of his time in lubricious activity.
- For its consumers, it offered lubricious education in the art of love-making and a souvenir of, or advertisement for, the pleasures available in the prostitution quarters.
- It's lubricious and outlandish but somehow authentic.
- It contains a nugget of truth and humanity that seems to be lacking in her world of dizzy friends and lubricous acquaintances.
- Given enough processing oomph, as we computer experts call it, you can build a machine that will shuffle icons around a screen and download any number of lubricious images from the internet.
- The image of the satyr turns him into a buffoon, a lubricious figure, a familiar character in satyric dramas.
- Pause for a few minutes of lubricous sound effects followed by a sigh…
- What people most long for in ogling the screen is to witness some torrid lascivious scene: the incentives to gaze are supremely lubricious.
- He uses his cavernous voice to great effect as a lubricious Henry VIII and a nearly gaga George III.
- Our lubricious scribe went on to interview some of her fellow deprived Manhattanites.
- Desire is first to breach the hermitage, and its embodiment is Mary who, as Anthony kneels before an icon of Christ's Virgin Mother, suddenly seems a tart striking lubricious poses.
- ‘I love an annual report,’ McKinnon told me in almost lubricious tones.
- The final straw is when, in a scene that makes even the most innocuous Hindi movie seem lubricious to the extreme, they finally make out.
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