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Luscious


LUS'CIOUS, adjective [I know not the origin and affinities of this word.]

1. Sweet or rich so as to cloy or nauseate; sweet to excess; as luscious food.

2. Very sweet; delicious; grateful to the taste.

And raisins keep their luscious native taste.

3. Pleasing; delightful.

He will bait him in with the luscious proposal of some gainful purchase.

4. Fullsome; as luscious flattery.

5. Smutty; obscene. [Unusual.]