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noun as in something that arouses sexual desire

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adjective as in seductive; inducing sex

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Rather than thinking of sex as a sleep-inducer, think of healthy sleep as a powerful aphrodisiac.

From Time

In your instance, it seems like your powerlessness is an aphrodisiac.

From Ozy

Locally known as yarza gunbu, or “winter worm, summer grass,” it is regarded as a potent aphrodisiac, often fetching a higher price than gold, always with the insect still attached.

Believed by the ancient Aztecs to be a powerful aphrodisiac, cacao and chocolate remain synonymous with romance.

It’s been said freshly unearthed truffles have the qualities of an aphrodisiac, adding to the myth and mystique that this is, as the ancients crowned it, the “food of the gods.”

From Fortune

But one artist in Miami has gone even further, creating pieces made from napalm and a rare aphrodisiac soda, Nexcite.

Expensive real estate is an aphrodisiac for girls like Claire, Walter notes.

So this must be the celebrity aphrodisiac I had been warned about.

Power is an aphrodisiac, Henry Kissinger famously said, but it is clearly also a great skin cream.

At this point, my biggest aphrodisiac is an apathetic attitude toward politics.

Those three dead men on the thirteenth floor of that office building had acted like an aphrodisiac on Wilson Lamb.

Her person exhaled an aphrodisiac charm, which challenged and laid fast hold of the other sex.

Its flesh was said to promote longevity, to cure hydrophobia, and to be aphrodisiac.

It is said also to have an aphrodisiac operation, due to its powers as a cerebral excitor.

The flesh of these newts, reduced to ashes, is considered an efficacious aphrodisiac.


On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to aphrodisiac, such as: spanish fly, popper, turnon, and love drug.

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