salacious

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin salāx (provocative, lustful), from saliō (leap, jump; copulate).

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salacious (comparative more salacious, superlative most salacious)

  1. Promoting sexual desire or lust.
  2. Lascivious, bawdy, obscene, lewd.

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