In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- He's undeniably attractive, with a sensuous mouth that twists with a thin, mocking smile.
- His works lack their sexual charge and sensuous richness.
- His music's lush, even sensuous harmonies make it a joy to sing.
- Far from a dry, theory-heavy show, this is a wonderfully tactile and sensuous exploration of different surfaces.
- She works the vocabulary of dance to move her plots and caresses characters with lush, sensuous descriptions.
- This image represented everything that attracted us to the Provençal slow and sensuous way of life.
- For me, Russian music is still a fabulous luxury: rich, exciting, sensuous, something to wallow in.
- Now a confirmed addict, she trawls Paris in search of salty, sensuous pleasures
- We do not think that something is beautiful merely to me, in the way that we might say that some things just happen to give me sensuous pleasure.
- It's too insistent and compelling to feel sensuous, but it's damn sexy in its own way all the same.
- The restaurant undertakes to provide is patrons with the same feeling of unexampled sensuous gastronomic pleasure.
- This has to be one of the most sensuous, sexy poems I've ever read.
- It is of course a separate question of whether physical objects do have the sensuous features that they are represented as having.
- It is a beautiful opera, full of lush arias, sensuous waltzes, and an intriguing amount of transvestism.
- For centuries silk has had a reputation as a luxurious and sensuous fabric, one associated with wealth and success.
- His sensuous mouth is constrained, his carmine lips almost quiver.
- And talked about the kind of sensuous pleasure that water on her skin gave her, and how she felt at her most alive when she was in water.
- Once they were things to enjoy: weaving sensuous spells through lush gardens, raising delicate petals to greet the sun.
- At the same time his work celebrated (under the cover of classical mythology) the sensuous pleasures of the flesh.
- The first, much lengthier section of the film is set in the present and is shot in rich, sensuous black and white.
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