salaciously
adverb see salacious

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • salaciously — salacious ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having or conveying undue or indecent interest in sexual matters. DERIVATIVES salaciously adverb salaciousness noun. ORIGIN from Latin salax, from salire to leap …   English terms dictionary

  • Salaciously — Salacious Sa*la cious, n. [L. salax, acis, fond of leaping, lustful, fr. salire to leap. See {Salient}.] Having a propensity to venery; lustful; lecherous. Dryden. [1913 Webster] {Sa*la cious*ly}, adv. {Sa*la cious*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • salaciously — See salacious. * * * …   Universalium

  • salaciously — adverb In a salacious manner …   Wiktionary

  • salaciously — adv. lustfully, lecherously, while filled with sexual desire; in a manner that promotes sexual desire, lasciviously …   English contemporary dictionary

  • salaciously — sa·la·cious·ly …   English syllables

  • salaciously — adverb in a lascivious manner • Syn: ↑lasciviously • Derived from adjective: ↑salacious, ↑lascivious (for: ↑lasciviously) …   Useful english dictionary

  • salacious — salaciously, adv. salaciousness, salacity /seuh las i tee/, n. /seuh lay sheuhs/, adj. 1. lustful or lecherous. 2. (of writings, pictures, etc.) obscene; grossly indecent. [1635 45; < L salaci (s. of salax) lustful (deriv. of salire to ju …   Universalium

  • lasciviously — adverb in a lascivious manner • Syn: ↑salaciously • Derived from adjective: ↑salacious (for: ↑salaciously), ↑lascivious …   Useful english dictionary

  • salacious — adjective Etymology: Latin salac , salax, from salire to move spasmodically, leap more at sally Date: circa 1645 1. arousing or appealing to sexual desire or imagination ; lascivious 2. lecherous, lustful • salaciously adverb • salaciousness …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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