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erotic

[ə′räd·ik]
(psychology)
Pertaining to the libido or sexual passion.
Moved by or arousing sexual desire.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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