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  • n. a desire for sexual intimacy


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  • For the first time, he felt sexual desire for men—and not only for men, but also for giraffes, dolphins, musk melons and male and female ginko trees; and not only for living creatures, but for all conceivable conquests, real and imaginary, living and dead.

    The Best American Erotica 2006

  • His breath in her ear sent signals to her sensitised body, heating that part of her that had only just discovered how acute sexual desire could be.

    The Rich Man's Royal Mistress


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