Similarly, the word "salacious," or lustful, had this origin.
"It takes a nasty, salacious mind to make that kind of separation," I said.
He had looked at life with the salacious eyes of a Peeping Tom.
"The citizen of Chartres is money-getting, apathetic, and salacious," replied the Abbé Plomb.
Is there one who prefers my writings to those of the salacious warbler, the wanton ...