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erotic

[ə′räd·ik]
(psychology)
Pertaining to the libido or sexual passion.
Moved by or arousing sexual desire.
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The Shape Of Water is a gorgeous, erotically charged love story, which empowers its richly drawn female characters to drive forward a tightly wound narrative and defeat prejudice in its myriad ugly forms.
Women do not want to be forced to choose between the affable and financially generous 'nice guy' or the kinky and erotically dominant 'bad boy' .
In order to get closer to the object of her amorous affections, the student submits to Christian and he introduces her to an erotically charged world of domination, lust and temptation that thank-thankfully didn't get UK censors hot under the collar.
He made sexual demands and forced her to pose erotically for photos, even though she didn't want to and was crying.
As Orren works to save the farm from drought, Aloma struggles with loneliness and tries to find her way in a combative, erotically charged relationship with a grieving, taciturn man.
Written by Layne West (former Mayor of Oregon, Illinois), The Shifting Sands: An Epic Tale of Ancient Erotic Intrigue, Romance and Adventure is an erotically charged fantasy novel about a past world that could have been, when monsters ravaged humanity.
Sutton gave them a tour, pointing out items from his extensive collection, which included a smoking device known as a hookah and an erotically designed pipe made of an ivory-colored material.
Selected mostly from two of Mogutin's solo exhibitions--"Lost Boys" (2003) and "No Love" (2004)--the book's images are charged both erotically and sociologically.
We are erotic and emotional animals, and when we react most fully to people, we react erotically and emotionally.
Match Point'' is absorbing, suspenseful, rich in moral ambiguity and erotically energized with abundant (another great French term) amour fou.
But Dyson's words often get in the way of a riveting story about this erotically complex, passionately romantic and musically sensuous man.
Chapter 6 ("The Feminist Subject: Idealization and Subversive Metaphor in Salve Deus Rex Judaeorum") is an extension of McGrath's own earlier argument (in Women's Studies, 1992) that Amelia Lanyer's poem should be classified as "feminist," exploring here the poems surprisingly radical endorsements of political change through its "writing into existence an ideally virtuous community of women" whose primary and nurturing relationships occur in relation to one another and through its rewriting of the patriarchal figure of Christ into "a femininely nurturing, maternally abjected, erotically desirable object of women's gaze" (218).