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- n. Property of being luscious.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or quality of being luscious.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. extreme appetizingness
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But this X-rated lusciousness is too good to miss.
A kind of lusciousness, like that of Keats when under the influence of Leigh Hunt, may here and there be observed.
A great deal has been said upon the overpowering "lusciousness" of his poetry, and the magical "melody" of his verse: most of this is futile.
But there is lusciousness in those desserts, an in-yer-face magnificence, which didn't quite show itself in the same way elsewhere.
And capturing the eerie combination of honeyed lusciousness and anguish in Carpenter's voice is a real lightning-in-a-bottle feat.
When Incisa's Cabernet blend, Sassicaia (meaning "place of many stones"), finally reached the market with the 1968 vintage, it incited wine revolutionaries across Italy, thanks partly to its Bordeaux-rivaling depth and lusciousness -- from a vineyard in Nowheresville!
There is no finer example of literary lusciousness than a man reading a hefty tome of highbrow literature.
But also let's not lose sight of the body and the skin of Creamcheese that came with that dress, in all its creamy lusciousness, even if the head above those creamy shoulders was normally filled with air.
Most striking, here, as in the other pieces, was the intense beauty of tone these musicians produced -- which blossomed to full lusciousness in their surging, extroverted reading of the Ravel.
It's funny, I was surprised to read that you've never creamed butter by hand -- something about your style and the pleasure you take in drawing out the lusciousness of simple things doesn't jibe with that.
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