Lascivious Las*civ"i*ous (l[a^]s*s[i^]v"[i^]*[u^]s), a. [L. lascivia wantonness, fr. lascivus wanton; cf. Gr. la`stauros lecherous, lh^n to wish, Skr. lash to desire.] 1. Wanton; lewd; lustful; as, lascivious men; lascivious desires. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. Tending to produce voluptuous or lewd emotions. [1913 Webster]

He capers nimbly in a lady's chamber To the lascivious pleasing of a lute. --Shak. -- {Las*civ"i*ous*ly}, adv. -- {Las*civ"i*ous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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