lust+after

  • 1 lust after — phrasal verb lust after or lust for [transitive] Word forms lust after : present tense I/you/we/they lust after he/she/it lusts after present participle lusting after past tense lusted after past participle lusted after 1) lust after/for someone… …

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  • 2 lust after — or lust for 1) PHRASAL VERB If you lust after someone or lust for them, you feel a very strong sexual desire for them. [V P n] From what I hear, half the campus is lusting after her. 2) PHRASAL VERB If you lust after or lust for something, you… …

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  • 3 lust after — Synonyms and related words: aim at, aspire after, be desirous of, be in heat, choose, come in, covet, crave, crave after, crawl after, desiderate, desire, estruate, fancy, favor, hanker after, have designs on, hunger after, itch for, like, love,… …

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  • 4 lust after — verb have a strong sexual desire for he is lusting after his secretary • Syn: ↑lech after • Hypernyms: ↑desire, ↑want • Verb Frames: Somebody s somebody …

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  • 5 lust after — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. long for, deSire, hunger for, wish for; see want 1 …

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  • 6 lust after — 1. Long for, desire eagerly or inordinately. 2. Have carnal desire for …

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  • 7 ˈlust after sb — phrasal verb to want to have sex with a particular person …

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  • 8 lust after somebody — ˈlust after/for sb/sth derived (often disapproving) to feel an extremely strong, especially sexual, desire for sb/sth Main entry: ↑lustderived …

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  • 9 lust after something — ˈlust after/for sb/sth derived (often disapproving) to feel an extremely strong, especially sexual, desire for sb/sth Main entry: ↑lustderived …

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  • 10 lust after someone — he lusted after his employer s wife Syn: desire, be consumed with desire for; informal fancy, have a thing about/for, drool over …

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  • 11 Lust after smb. — want (someone) sexually …

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  • 12 lust after smb. — Australian Slang want (someone) sexually …

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  • 13 ˈlust after sth — phrasal verb to want something very much …

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  • 14 Lust — Lust, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Lusted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Lusting}.] [AS. lystan. See {Lust}, n., and cf. List to choose.] 1. To list; to like. [Obs.] Chaucer. Do so if thou lust. Latimer. [1913 Webster] Note: In earlier usage lust was impersonal.… …

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  • 15 Lust — • The inordinate craving for, or indulgence of, the carnal pleasure which is experienced in the human organs of generation Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Lust     Lust      …

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  • 16 lust for somebody — ˈlust after/for sb/sth derived (often disapproving) to feel an extremely strong, especially sexual, desire for sb/sth Main entry: ↑lustderived …

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  • 17 lust for something — ˈlust after/for sb/sth derived (often disapproving) to feel an extremely strong, especially sexual, desire for sb/sth Main entry: ↑lustderived …

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  • 18 lust for — phrasal verb lust after or lust for [transitive] Word forms lust after : present tense I/you/we/they lust after he/she/it lusts after present participle lusting after past tense lusted after past participle lusted after 1) lust after/for someone… …

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  • 19 lust — lust1 [lʌst] n [: Old English;] 1.) [U and C] very strong sexual desire, especially when it does not include love ▪ My feelings for Lauren were pure lust. 2.) [singular, U] a very strong desire to have something, usually power or money used to… …

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  • 20 lust — lust1 [ lʌst ] noun uncount 1. ) a strong feeling of wanting to have sex: DESIRE 2. ) great enthusiasm for something: PASSION: the artist s lust for life lust lust 2 [ lʌst ] verb lust after or lust for phrasal verb transitive 1. ) lust after/for …

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