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prurient

unusually or morbidly interested in sexual thoughts or practices
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The new Mumbai Police Act, which is yet to be notified, says, " Nothing ( performances in dance bars) will be permitted which arouses the prurient interest of the audience, consists of a sexual act, lascivious movements, gestures for the purpose of sexual propositioning or indicating the availability of sexual access to the dancer or in the course of which the dancer exposes her genitals or if a female is topless.
cowed prurient correct all efforts as the first fumblings of paedophilia.
It could also be argued their various peccadillos, and faux pas, have added some spice to their stories which has generated what might be called a prurient interest among visitors.
This slender volume, itself comprising less than one nine-hundredth of that prodigious, prurient output, is nonetheless vintage Louys, consistently light and perverse and deliciously trashy--while also witty, insightful, and genuinely scathing.
OVER to The Sex Education Show where earnest host Anna Richardson is desperately trying to pretend it isn't prurient to get octogenarians to strip in front of giggling schoolkids.
This is cynicism at its very worst and intended to add an additional prurient element to a tired format that has seen better days.
A cat and mouse game with the press, that's what, and it's both unedifying and prurient.
All I said is that it was more prurient than Martin's, which was not prurient at all--not enough so, indeed, since he refused even to consider these persuasive allegations.
Egotistical rocker Gary Parsley is unhappy with the state of his dinner and Prurient Dad has to deal with an embarrassing problem.
Quite apart from the potential damage to her family, this sort of thing caters to the most prurient and base instincts in the public's mind.
But Ms Madeley's success to date is attributable to the prurient interest of those who want to see the daughter of a celebrity couple get her kit off.
Prurient discussions of Beatie's body began evolving into conversations on the nature of gender and the universal desire for parenthood.