Adjective(1) characterized by lust
(1) Obscene material is material which deals with sex in a manner appealing to prurient interest.(2) And it has enough about actual sex to satisfy your prurient side as well.(3) The film, however, while presenting itself as a compassionate treatment, exploits for dramatic purposes the prurient interests of the audience.(4) Shaun's censorious attitude combines freely with a prurient interest in sexual matters.(5) Pious people, along with neglectful officials and prurient newspapers, need not worry about the thin dividing line between the demon and the normal citizen.(6) There is something about regulating pornography that causes even the most prurient libertarian to become apoplectic.(7) If prurient peering into other people's private lives is now an offence, the Home Office should be the first in the dock, with this Act offered as evidence for the prosecution.(8) But beneath the prurient detail lies a stinging indictment of greater Canadian society, police and the mainstream media.(9) But just for a moment, prurient eyes were diverted from Sven-Goran Eriksson and Ulrika Jonsson to an altogether more gloomy European affair.(10) There is a great deal of prurient curiosity surrounding our partnership.(11) ├ö├ç├┐Nobody is going to speak freely if they're going to be quoted by ambitious and prurient journalists├ö├ç├û.(12) In the West, Miike frequently gets pegged as a shock artist, a filmmaker who merits our prurient interest more than our legitimate respect.(13) Indeed, the only possible response to prurient questions is ├ö├ç├┐mind your own business├ö├ç├û.(14) Operating on a far more prurient level is Paul Schrader's latest, Auto Focus, the lurid tale of Hogan's Heroes star Bob Crane.(15) The best a guy with prurient interests gets to see is one glimpse of ReneÔö£┬« Humphrey, and a few fairly hot scenes of women kissing.(16) Media shift the responsibility for sensationalized coverage to a prurient citizenry's market demands for more blood, gore and opulence.
1. salacious ::
2. licentious ::
3. voyeuristic ::
4. lascivious ::
5. lecherous ::
6. lustful ::
7. lewd ::
8. libidinous ::
9. lubricious ::
Different Formsprurient, pruriently
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