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  • adjective comparative form of lusty: more lusty

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Examples

  • In my case it is usually San Francisco Bay, than which no lustier, tougher, sheet of water can be found for small-boat sailing.

    SMALL-BOAT SAILING

  • It might have grown into something lustier but Beverley giggled and we both broke it off.

    Fatal Circle

  • He gloried in headlines that were bigger, louder, lustier.

    Book Excerpt: ‘The War Lovers’ by Evan Thomas

  • Chesterton, ‘the corpse has apparently revived’ and today reigns triumphant in that very same bosom of the Church, lustier and more vigorous than ever.

    Tissier de Mallerais speaks The details of the doctrinal talks

  • Hazlitt is at once having fun with the metaphor of taste and working hard to make the case for gusto, a term that had been in use on the continent before British taste philosophy stripped it of its lustier pleasures and abstracted it into aesthetic disinterestedness.

    Alexis Soyer and the Rise of the Celebrity Chef

  • We had a good laugh about this hers was somewhat lustier than mine but, in hindsight, taking out the garbage is not a bad metaphor for what a critic does.

    Archive 2008-09-21

  • Some of the bigger, lustier Barberas, such as the Vietti "Scarrone," would benefit from age, so if you drink them now, be sure to linger over them to see how they change in the glass.

    Fit for a Summer Feast

  • Who knew that politicians were even bigger, lustier love objects than even Hollywood's most infamous ladies man — George Clooney?

    Bonnie Fuller: Battle of the Cheaters! Who Does It More: Hollywooders or Politicos?

  • We had a good laugh about this hers was somewhat lustier than mine but, in hindsight, taking out the garbage is not a bad metaphor for what a critic does.

    Thoughts On The Need For Critics

  • Their heads were bigger than their little bodies, and their hammers twice the size of themselves, but the strongest men on earth could not have handled their iron clubs more stoutly or given lustier blows.

    The Violet Fairy Book

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