Definitions

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  • v. have a strong sexual desire for

Etymologies

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Examples

  • At the same time, he assured them that he had “no lust after power, but I wish with as much fervency as any man upon this wide-extended continent for an opportunity of turning the sword into the ploughshare.”

    Angel in the Whirlwind

  • Jesus raises the bar the highest when He says: “Ye have heard that it was said by them of old time, Thou shalt not commit adultery: But I say unto you, That whosoever looketh on a woman to lust after her hath committed adultery with her already in his heart” Matthew 5:27–28.

    HOW EVIL WORKS

  • But I could see that her work was extraordinary, and sufficiently scandalous to have frightened Cary Harper and caused Sparacino to lust after it.

    Body of Evidence

  • He has a conscience—plus, Jesus said that “whosoever looketh on a woman to lust after her hath committed adultery with her already in his heart” Matthew 5:28.

    HOW EVIL WORKS

  • “Now I tell thee this that thou sayst get thy living by what way thou knowest and thoroughly understandest, lest peradventure greed enter into thee and thou lust after what is not of thy condition.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • The Highest Wisdom, it is true, has identified the two: ‘He that looketh on a woman to lust after her hath already committed adultery with her in his heart.’

    The Epistles of St. Paul to the Thessalonians, Galatians and Romans: Essays and Dissertations

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