Tentiginous
Tentiginous Ten*tig"i*nous, a. [L. tentigo, -inis, a tension, lecherousness, fr. tendere, tentum, to stretch.] 1. Stiff; stretched; strained. [Obs.] --Johnson. [1913 Webster]

2. Lustful, or pertaining to lust. [Obs.] --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster]


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  • tentiginous — / tijˈi nəs/ adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑tentigo …   Useful english dictionary

  • tentiginous — 1. Tight or strained 2. Full of lust …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • tentigo — /ten tīˈgō/ noun 1. Priapism 2. Morbid lasciviousness ORIGIN: L tentīgō, inis, from tendere to stretch • • • tentiginous / tijˈi nəs/ adjective …   Useful english dictionary

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