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synonyms for carnal

  • earthly
  • lewd
  • sensuous
  • wanton
  • animal
  • bodily
  • corporal
  • corporeal
  • fleshly
  • genital
  • impure
  • lascivious
  • lecherous
  • libidinous
  • licentious
  • lustful
  • physical
  • prurient
  • salacious
  • temporal
  • unchaste
  • venereal
  • voluptuous
  • vulgar
  • worldly
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antonyms for carnal

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  • clean
  • decent
  • moral
  • chaste
  • intellectual
  • pure
  • spiritual
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How to use carnal in a sentence

Despite this, some have had a deep impact on me, to the point that we consider ourselves “brothers” or “carnal,” as Central Americans call their brothers.
LOCKED UP IN THE LAND OF LIBERTY: PART IIMICHAEL K. LAVERSJULY 14, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
Several comrades have succumbed to their most carnal desires and have found in Britany the ideal solution to alleviate forced celibacy.
LOCKED UP IN THE LAND OF LIBERTY: PART IYARIEL VALDÉS GONZÁLEZJULY 7, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
The trendily spruced-up Meatpacking District, notorious once upon a time as a carnal marketplace, beckons the theater world with director Moisés Kaufman’s thematically resonant if erratic production of “Seven Deadly Sins.”
ANN DOWD, THE TWISTED AUNT LYDIA OF ‘HANDMAID’S TALE,’ BEGUILES IN A NEW TAKE ON IBSEN’S ‘ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE’PETER MARKSJULY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Birkin whisper-sings with carnal reverie and eventually breaks out into orgasmic moans.
JANE BIRKIN IS BACK WITH A NEW ALBUM, BUT HER PRESENCE IS EVERLASTINGJEFF WEISSMARCH 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Very seldom do you see a picture that treats a “mature” women—the scare quotes are a necessity, as there’s no appealing designation—as any sort of carnal or sensual presence.
IN FRANCE'S OFFICIAL OSCAR ENTRY TWO OF US, TWO WOMEN’S LOVE STORY PLAYS LIKE A THRILLERSTEPHANIE ZACHAREKFEBRUARY 5, 2021TIME
Charges of unlawful carnal knowledge or indecent assault arise, for the most part, from complaints made by females.
REPORT OF THE SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON MORAL DELINQUENCY IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTSOSWALD CHETTLE MAZENGARB ET AL.
If you examine them about spiritual matters, you will find them merely carnal.
THE BEST OF THE WORLD'S CLASSICS, RESTRICTED TO PROSE, VOL. VIII (OF X) - CONTINENTAL EUROPE II.VARIOUS
I prayed that the many evils I felt within might be done away, and that I might be weaned from my former carnal acquaintances.
THE INTERESTING NARRATIVE OF THE LIFE OF OLAUDAH EQUIANO, OR GUSTAVUS VASSA, THE AFRICANOLAUDAH EQUIANO
And the sly carnal wisdom of the advice, no less than the charity which made it practicable, left a good taste in the mouth.
NOTES OF A CAMP-FOLLOWER ON THE WESTERN FRONTE. W. HORNUNG
David groaned to find that such carnal motives could have influence upon the mind of a powerful preacher.
THE HEART OF MID-LOTHIAN, VOLUME 2, ILLUSTRATEDSIR WALTER SCOTT
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WORDS RELATED TO CARNAL

  • abominable
  • animal
  • barbarous
  • base
  • bestial
  • boorish
  • brutal
  • brute
  • brutish
  • carnal
  • coarse
  • cruel
  • degraded
  • depraved
  • disgusting
  • feral
  • ferine
  • foul
  • gluttonous
  • gross
  • inhuman
  • irrational
  • loathsome
  • low
  • monstrous
  • obscene
  • piggish
  • prurient
  • repulsive
  • sadistic
  • swinish
  • unclean
  • vile
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